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Rain Later Good

Author : Peter Collyer
ISBN : 9781408159002
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Rain Later, Good is the award winning story of Peter Collyer's extraordinary journey around the Shipping Forecast areas and has been a bestseller since first publication. The artist's brilliant and detailed paintings reproduced actual size, offer a series of images which help conjure up the most mythical locations, whilst his delightful idiosyncratic text provides a wealth of fascinating insights. He introduces us to the people who live and work in these areas, and passes on snippets of tantalising information to give a powerful impression of the place and convey a real feeling of being there. The beautiful paintings which come from Peter Collyer's travels truly capture the spirit of these wild and isolated spots. This is a book to be treasured, and its reissue will be welcomed by Peter's many admirers. 'A very remarkable painter. His work is simply stunning with an observed intensity which makes him very special indeed.' Chris Beetles in The Daily Telegraph 'The most delightful and unexpected book I've encountered this year... a wonderful book.' John Naughton, The Times

Attention All Shipping

Author : Charlie Connelly
ISBN : 9780748131877
Genre : Travel
File Size : 72. 89 MB
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This solemn, rhythmic intonation of the shipping forecast on BBC radio is as familiar as the sound of Big Ben chiming the hour. Since its first broadcast in the 1920s it has inspired poems, songs and novels in addition to its intended objective of warning generations of seafarers of impending storms and gales. Sitting at home listening to the shipping forecast can be a cosily reassuring experience. There's no danger of a westerly gale eight, veering southwesterly increasing nine later (visibility poor) gusting through your average suburban living room, blowing the Sunday papers all over the place and startling the cat. Yet familiar though the sea areas are by name, few people give much thought to where they are or what they contain. In ATTENTION ALL SHIPPING Charlie Connelly wittily explores the places behind the voice, those mysterious regions whose names seem often to bear no relation to conventional geography. Armchair travel will never be the same again.

Instant Weather Forecasting

Author : Alan Watts
ISBN : 9781472935373
Genre : Nature
File Size : 84. 7 MB
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Instant Weather Forecasting has been a perennial bestseller since it was first published nearly 50 years ago. A brilliant concept, its winning formula of 24 clear colour photographs of cloud formations and their accompanying explanatory text enables the reader to read the sky, pick up the clues, and predict what the weather will do. This revised and updated 5th edition takes into account the new ways users can receive professional weather forecasts, factor them into their own cloud observations, and develop an even better understanding of how the weather will change. This bestselling gem of a book will continue to be invaluable to anyone participating in outdoor activities, from farming, gardening and walking to riding, golfing, flying, sailing, fishing - and of course holidaymakers.

And Now The Shipping Forecast

Author : Peter Jefferson
ISBN : 1906860610
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This affectionate look at the revered British radio broadcast surveys the history and lore of the four-times daily announcements of weather reports and forecasts for the seas around the coasts of the British Isles. Written from the perspective of an announcer who read the on-air forecast for nearly 40 years, thisabook begins with the genesis of the forecast itself. This narrative spans from 19th-century inventions of the Beaufort wind scale andaFitzroy''s barometer and the founding of the British Meteorological Office to maritime codes, conventions, and traditions and life on the ocean wave. With a look at how technological progress has intervened in the collation, production, and transmission ofathe "Shipping Forecast," this book showsahow the broadcasts earned such a deep-rooted place in theaaudiences'' psyche."

The Shipping Forecast Logbook

Author : Peter Collyer
ISBN : 0713670177
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 60. 8 MB
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Peter Collyer's Rain Later, Good has been a bestseller since first publication. Now here is a wonderful deluxe gift logbook for all boaters based on the beautiful paintings from that book. With 4 logbook pages devoted to each shipping forecast area, and with fascinating background text to accompany each illustration, this logbook with its clearly laid out entry pages to record and detail each stage of the voyage will be a joy to complete. The Shipping Forecast Logbook will be a beautiful logbook to own, use and keep as a record of memorable voyages.

Olivia And The Rain Dance

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ISBN : 9781442447189
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Check the forecast—then check it again! Olivia tries to control the weather in this Level 1 Ready-to-Read. In this Level 1 Ready-to-Read that’s based on an episode, Olivia, Ian, and Francine want to have a boat race in the pond. But the pond is all dried up! What they need, Olivia decides, is a good rainstorm….Can Olivia make it rain?

A Journey

Author : Tony Blair
ISBN : 9780307398215
Genre : Great Britain
File Size : 48. 25 MB
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In this remarkably gripping memoir, one of the most dynamic and controversial leaders of modern times gives us a firsthand account of his years in office and beyond. Here, for the first time, Tony Blair recounts his role in shaping our recent history, from the aftermath of Princess Diana's death to the war on terror. With rare honesty and courage, he recounts the belief in ethical intervention that led to his decision to go to war in Kosovo, Sierra Leone, Afghanistan, and, most controversial of all, Iraq. Filled with fascinating revelations about Blair's close friendship with the Clinton family, his admiration for George W. Bush, and his relationship with Barack Obama, A Journey is a must-read political memoir, providing an unprecedented glimpse into Tony Blair's experiences as Prime Minister, through his own eyes. In his expansive new introduction, Tony Blair discusses his vision of a future based on open-mindedness, yet fully couched in the complex realities of our times.

Watching The English Second Edition

Author : Kate Fox
ISBN : 9781857889178
Genre : Travel
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The international hit returns with even more wit and insight into the hidden rules that make England English.

The Cloud Collector S Handbook

Author : Gavin Pretor-Pinney
ISBN : 1452105189
Genre : Nature
File Size : 64. 25 MB
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The perfect incentive for keeping your head in the clouds, The Cloud Collector's Handbook is a whimsical guide to the wonders of the sky. Throughout, author and cloud expert Gavin Pretor-Pinney catalogs a variety of clouds and gives readers points for spotting them and recording their finds. This fun and useful book features gorgeous full-color photographs that showcase a new type of cloud on every spread, from fluffy cumulus to the super rare horseshoe vortex to the wispy noctilucent clouds that hang at the fringes of space. Sure to be a hit with both aspiring and seasoned cloud gazers, this clever handbook will have everyone looking up.

Marine Weather Forecasting

Author : J. Frank Brumbaugh
ISBN : 1892216221
Genre : Nature
File Size : 47. 43 MB
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Have you ever listened to a weather forecast stating there may be a slight chance of showers but the rain is coming down so hard you are seriously considering a lifejacket while standing on the dock? During such times, one suggestion to the forecaster runs through everyone's mind: "Look out the window!!" That is certainly one of the most accurate methods to forecast the immediate weather. Everyone knows the look of the sky when a thunderstorm or squall is moving in, but few know how to determine what is in store more than a few hours ahead. Frank has taken the mystery out of weather forecasting in his book Marine Weather Forecasting. He explains how to tell more about the weather, for hours and days to come, than any broadcast. But you must know what to look for when you go on deck. The wind, clouds, moon and sun all tell the story and Frank explains how to read these signs. Anyone can understand Frank's detailed descriptions of forecasting and the illustrations add to the ease. Caution: After reading this book you may never rely on another broadcast report. Illustrated

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