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If you have ever gazed in awe at the stars in the night sky, tried to catch a perfect snowflake or longed for the comfort of a roaring log fire, then Red Sky at Night is the book for you.

 In this world of traffic tailbacks, supermarket shopping and 24-hour Internet access, it’s easy to feel disconnected from the beauty and rhythms of the natural world. But help is at hand.

From recognizing the five kinds of British owl to gardening by the phases of the moon, and from curing a cold to brewing your own ale, Red Sky at Night is packed with instructions and lists, ancient customs and old wives’ tales, making it the indispensable guide to countryside lore.

Red Sky at Night: The Book of Lost Countryside Wisdom

Everything you ever wanted to know about pies – from their surprising beginnings in Ancient Egypt, through their adoption by the Romans to their journey to becoming a popular British classic. Containing fascinating facts, intriguing snippets, tantalizing recipes and trivia, Pies will inform and amuse everyone from the avid foodie to anyone who loves to indulge in a slice of pie.

Pies: Recipes, History and Snippets

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