The first Australasian woman to take on Badwater - the world's toughest race through Death Valley - Lisa Tamati's incredible journey of ultra-running endurance, heartbreak and resilience is an astounding read for athletes as well as the armchair-inclined.
It's now a common sight to see people of all ages and abilities running through our towns, parks and rural areas; but it can still be surprising where the running journey can take us. Doug Richards was indifferent to exercise until, approaching his middle years, he became increasingly aware of his declining fitness. So Doug took up running. Rather slowly at first; but he made steady progress. Follow Doug's journey - overcoming modern-life obstacles including a marriage breakdown, work-related stress, anxiety and depression - from that very first one-mile run to marathons at home and abroad. And so on to wider and wilder horizons. How do you prepare for running 140 miles across the Sahara Desert? How does a bus-pass-bearing pensioner stay upright running on Greenland's polar ice-cap? Read of a confrontation with elephants in South Africa, puddles in the desert in China and the emotional rollercoaster of running in tsunami-ravaged Sri Lanka.
Elijah `Schoolboy' Campbell is taking a great offer to leave Hackney behind and start a new life, But he has just seven days to get out of a London underworld where bling, Ringtones, and petty deaths are accessories of life. Schoolboy knows that when
Utilizing a handy, field guide style, this book on growing marijuana is divided into five sections by problem type: Pests, Diseases, Environmental Stresses, Nutrient Deficiencies and Controls. Problems are alphabetised within each section and identified in full-colour photographs. A quick overview of potential problems and their likely causes is followed by the author's recommendation of easy solutions.
All work and white-hot play makes this boss very, very happy. Collin Marshall, owner of Flash Racing hadn’t planned on jumping back into the dating pool. He’s been burned one too many times by guys only wanting his money and relative fame. But even the boss gets the blues, and there's one man he'd like to get to know a whole lot better--Sam Richmond. Sam Richmond loves his job at Flash. Chief mechanic for both truck teams is a sweet job. Having Collin as eye candy? Even better. When a shipment of parts derails the team’s finishes at Iowa, it’s up to Sam to work with Collin to find a solution. Spending time with Collin forces Sam to see his boss in a new light--a sexy, dominant light. Can these two continue running hot in and out of bed, or will their differences get the best of them?