05 Jul 2020

Category: Travel Writing

Arts & Photography

South of the Yangtze 

Chinese civilization first developed 5,000 years ago in North China along the middle and lower reaches of the Yellow River. And the Yellow River remained the center of Chinese civilization for the next 4,000 years. Then a thousand years ago, this changed. A thousand years…

Arts & Literature

Riding the Waves: My Story 

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER ‘Everything is much easier in life when difficult situations are faced with humour and a smile. But, don’t get me wrong, that took years to realise. What a journey…’ Whether performing in an arena, presenting a number one TV show or…

Biological Sciences

Wolves in the Land of Salmon 

Long considered an icon of the wild, wolves capture our imagination and spark controversy. Humans are the adult wolf’s only true natural predator; its return to the old-growth forests and wild coastlines of the Pacific Northwest renews age-old questions about the value of wildlands and…

Beverages & Wine

M.F.K. Fisher’s Provence 

The book highlights her strong sense of place – Fisher’s Celtic eye for detail – with a comparison of Aix-en-Provence, a university town, the site of an international music festival and the former capital of Provence, and Marseille, the port town. Fisher’s description of the…