This is a guide for prospective "best men" which aims to answer the anxieties about making the speech. It offers advice on speech-making essentials, great openings, strong middles, big finishes, plus putting it all together and delivering the speech itself.
Exciting early work by the Man Booker-shortlisted author, discussing Herge's hugely popular children's books. McCarthy asks the question: is Tintin literature? and delves into a story of hushed-up royal descent in both Herge's work and the family history of the author.
Follows the fortunes of five men at the centre of the ultra-fashionable Clermont Set: the Clermont Club's eccentric founder John Aspinall; Dominic Elwes, who was to betray the Set's code of silence; the socialite owner of Annabel's, Mark Birley; the womanising, multi millionaire James Goldsmith; and the infamous Lord 'Lucky' Lucan.
Learning how to sew and how to choose the tools and supplies to begin sewing can be confusing, but Sewing For Dummies, 3rd Edition guides readers through the process. This book provides 25% new and revised content including updated projects, more step-by-step illustrations, a refreshed colour insert and additional how-to graphics.
From dardledumdue, which means daydreamer in East Anglia, through forkin robbins, the Yorkshire term for earwigs, to clemt, a Lancashire word that means hungry, it investigates an astonishingly rich variety of regional expressions, and provides a fascinating insight into the history of the English language.