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The World According To Gogglebox
- Hardback - Canongate
Channel 4's show 'Gogglebox' has become a true TV phenomenon. In its third series, it has struck a chord across the nation. Millions of people are now addicted to watching the much-loved cast's surprising and hilarious commentary on the week in television - and the entertaining and heart-warming insight into their lives and relationships. 'Gogglebox' is not just about TV. It's about what it means to be British - particularities, eccentricities, and all. Whether it's Leon and June you love, or Stephen and Chris you root for, or the Woerdenwebers or Sandy and Sandra who make you laugh the most, we all have a favourite 'unit' - and you can now read about their views on everything from Jeremy Clarkson's size to the death of Baroness Thatcher, and from the best TV snacks to the most potent cocktails. 'The World According to Gogglebox' tells you everything you've wondered about the characters and more.
Western Isles Folk Tales
- Paperback - The History Press
As a child, Lawrence learned many folk tales from his father, Tom Tulloch. Tom was a tradition bearer, and his folklore was collected by the School of Scottish Studies. As a travelling storyteller, Lawrence has collected many more tales. This book contains many favourite stories - some you may recognise, but they have given them a Shetland twist.
When Wine Tastes Best 2015: A Biodynamic Calendar For Wine Drinkers
- Paperback - Floris Books
Based on Maria Thun's biodynamic calendar, this handy little pocket guide tells you which days are optimum wine-drinking days, and which days to avoid if you want to get the most out of your glass.
Wolf Notes And Other Musical Mishaps
- Paperback - Kelpies
Helen has won a place at a prestigious summer music school in remote north-western Scotland. As she practices for a concert on Midsummer's Eve, her friends, the fabled beasts, prepare for battle - in the very forest where the young musicians are staying.
When Sorry Is Not Enough
- Paperback - Black & White Publishing
Four years on from discovering their true heritage, Sally and Luke have overcome their animosity to forge a trusting relationship. And now Luke has returned home from his post as a detective in the Hong Kong police force to prove the innocence of his friend Irish, who is in prison for the murder of his wife. Luke believes Irish was set up and asks for Sally's help to prove it.
The Winter Crown
- Hardback - Sphere
It is the winter of 1154 and Eleanor, Queen of England, is biding her time. While her husband King Henry II battles for land across the channel, Eleanor fulfils her duty as acting ruler and bearer of royal children. But she wants to be more than this - if only Henry would let her. Instead, Henry belittles and excludes her, falling for a young mistress and leaving Eleanor sidelined and angry. Frustrated at Henry's hoarding of power, Eleanor is forced into a rebellion of devastating consequences.
Walking The Border: A Journey Between Scotland And England
- Hardback - Birlinn
In the book Ian Crofton makes a journey on foot from Gretna Green in the southwest to Berwick in the northeast, following as close as possible the Anglo-Scottish Border as it has been fixed since the union of the the crowns in 1603. Much of the line of the Border runs through a wild, overwhelmingly unvisited no man's land - the sort of trackless waste perfect for keeping two belligerent peoples apart? During the course of his journey Ian Crofton considers a number of questions of how 'natural' are borderlines? Sometimes they follow physical barriers, sometimes an arbitrary line on a map, the compromise made by some committee of distant diplomats.
The Wisdom Of Woodstock: A Peanuts Guide To Life
- Hardback - Canongate
From his perch on top of Snoopy's doghouse, Woodstock spends his days trying (and failing) to fly, falling in love with worms and striving to be an exemplary secretary to Snoopy.
The West Highland Railway 120 Years
- Paperback - Amberley
Dr John McGregor takes a look at the line from its construction through to the present day, including the men who built it and ran it in the early days through the tourism and advertising that have always surrounded it to mishaps and maintenance.
The Witch Of Clatteringshaws
- Paperback - Red Fox
Malise, the Witch of Clatteringshaws lives in a disused Ladies Convenience at the end of a coach park in Caledonia. Down in London, Simon Battersea has inherited the throne of England and although accompanied by his friend Dido he is not happy with his lot. On hearing that the Witch may be able to help her, Dido departs to Scotland.
Last modified Friday 13 May 2011