A fun mini edition of the first book to embrace the whole of the UK and its creative influence on international fashion, this will appeal to industry professionals, students, and anyone with an interest in fashion. Inspirational and informative, this book focuses on the British designers who, since 2000, have made their influence resonate globally: designers such as Stella McCartney, Alexander McQueen, Hussein Chalayan, Vivienne Westwood, John Galliano, Julien Macdonald, Giles Deacon, Matthew Williamson, and Paul Smith. The chapter on each designer defines visually how Britishness informs their work, showing final collections, process work, and studio space. Text in the form of questions and answers or running text illustrates each designer's British influence and distinct style.
Coarse Witchcraft is a squint-eyed look at what passes for Craft in many modern groups and just how much of the teaching has been dumbed down so that everyone can acquire rank and have a crack at the priesthood . This blind grope for titles, rank and public acclaim have replaced the enlightened quest for genuine wisdom and ability, while the old Witch-magic is practised by fewer and fewer of those who would call themselves Witches. There are also those who insist on being recognised as instant Adepts in a system that takes years of study and preparation but book-learning is not enough as many have found to their cost when confronted by real Old Crafters. Coarse Witchcraft is a no-holds-barred view of what is going on today in many Craft circles. Hopefully, those who read this book will laugh, and realise that it is possible to mix mirth and magic, while still retaining respect for oneself and the Old Ways."
An ancient spell is beginning to unravel. In the face of danger, can true love save them all? For the first time in print, best selling author Brynna Curry gives us three tales of suspense, romance and magic. In EARTH ENCHANTED writer Liv Corrigan teams up with widower and ex-cop Jack Roarke to stop the madman who murdered his wife. Injured, Jack retreats with Liv to his house under armed guard. But with Liv’s mysteries rapidly coming unraveled, a diamond-thief to stop and passion in the air, the safe house is anything but safe for their hearts! Having failed in his mission to avenge his lost would be lover, Serena Roarke, Special Agent Gabriel Spiller returns to Alabama in search of the missing diamonds needed to reopen the investigation in TO TAKE UP THE SWORD. A secret meeting between Leannan O'Neal and her sister before she died left Lea with an ugly figurine and nothing but questions.
Hang-up calls at work and a trashed house reminds her of the card Serena gave her. With a killer hot on her heels, Lea goes on the run in search of Serena's 'Angel', but how long can Gabe keep her alive, and is the cost worth more than her life? In WAIT FOR THE WIND, Kate O'Connell grew up loved by the Corrigan family, all the while suffering from the inescapable reality of her own alcoholic father. At a young age she gave her heart and innocence to Ryan Corrigan. For once happiness seemed within her reach, until in one horror-filled night, the monster she called 'Daddy' changed everything. Too many misunderstandings forced Kate and Ryan apart, but now Kate's come home to open her clinic and raise her daughter, Allaina, closer to his family. Will she be able to open Ryan's heartto his magic? Ryan is glad to be back on Irish soil, but the reason he left still haunts him. As he tries to build a new life and redeem his past, can he forgive Kate and reclaim his healing gift in time to save his sister and her twins?
This second edition of the best-selling piano pedagogy book provides future piano and keyboard teachers with the essential tools to meet the challenges the next century. Fundamental to every keyboard teacher, the text examines current learning theories, offers a historical overview of keyboard pedagogy, reviews educational materials, and describes specific teaching techniques. It also discusses specific repertoire and technique for beginning, intermediate, and adult students.
أنطون تشيخوف 1860-1904 بالنسبة للكثيرين من المهتمين بالأدب في كل أنحاء العالم هو أعظم كُتاب القصة القصيرة ورائدها الأهم. كما لا يقل أهمية عن ذلك ككاتب مسرحي وروائي استطاع عبر أعماله العديدة أن يحفر اسمه في ذاكرة الإنسانية، وأن يرسخ قيمًا فنية تحولت إلى مدارس ومذاهب في الكتابة، مازالت فاعلة ومؤثرة حتى الآن. هنا نقرأ أعمال تشيخوف بترجمة “أبو بكر يوسف” والتي تصدر في 4 مجلدات الاعمال القصصية - الروايات القصيرة - الروايات - المسرح وهي الترجمة التي يحرص الكثيرون على اقتنائها كترجمة متكاملة نقلت النص بحب فخرج على درجة عالية من الحساسية اللغوية الأخاذة هذا هو المجلد الأول. يضم القصص القصيرة لتشيخوف والتي وضعته على قائمة الكتب الأكثر مبيعا منذ بداية القرن العشرين وحتى الآن