Based on Mears's BBC2 survival series, this guide explains both to groups and individuals, the everyday skills required to live in and enjoy the natural world without violating it. Topics range from constructing a natural shelter, building a fire and orienteering, to identifying medicinal herbs.
Why not play human Buckaroo with a sleeping stranger, take on the After Eight challenge, or laugh in the face of pulled muscles in the ultimate 'Cereal Killer' game? From awkward hen and stags to boring car journeys, boozy dinner parties to Friday afternoons in the office, this book is packed of gaming inspiration to liven up any dull situation.
Names have much to tell us about our past, our beliefs - even our personality traits. With 150 plus entries, this book takes a look at over 5,000 examples, ranging from the familiar to the comparatively obscure, drawn from different parts of the English-speaking world.
With usage notes including details of common pitfalls and how to avoid them, the author presents the reader with advice on how to write essays, letters, speeches and CVs. This book is a complete guide to every aspect of the art of writing.