By Douglas d'ENNO
By Douglas d'ENNO
By Nigel Chapman
By Glenda Bailey
By Colin J. Seabright
By J. C. Jeremy Hobson
in addition to having a realistic farming goal and being vital in fighting flooding, ditches are an important habitat for plenty of species of natural world. alongside their banks develop many local grasses and flora and, within the water itself, there are probably to be an inordinate variety of oxygenating vegetation plus threatened invertebrates.
by no means a dry riverbed of tough proof, A yr in a Ditch is informative and a resource of information to an individual drawn to exploring the delights of this very important habitat. while discussing the function of the trench earlier, current and destiny – rather with reference to the flooding of modern winters – the e-book is filled with proper quirky notes and vague snippets, the fanciful and real; outdated better halves’ stories; quotations and snippets of poetry. Ditches are a vital part of a few very extraordinary activities and pursuits certainly and there are even feedback as to how you can truly dine out in a ditch!
A yr in a Ditch could be an excellent learn for an individual wishing to grasp extra concerning the 500,000 kilometres of those often-neglected waterways that experience threaded their method throughout the British geographical region for millennia.
By Rosanne Martorella
This booklet unearths how businesses aid the humanities and highlights real buck quantities, providers rendered, most well liked creative occasions, and the causes for such aid. The outcome of such patronage is proven through the choice for a specific type, selection of inventive occasion, and the influence of the recession and declining executive help at the way forward for the humanities. This edited publication indicates how company philanthropy to the humanities developed and the way public family members and advertising and marketing concepts are key to knowing the function of commercial in paintings. numerous articles take care of the impression of overseas constitution of companies upon inventive judgements in addition to the sophisticated interaction among company pictures and using cultural items. Articles are incorporated by means of leaders within the box together with academicians, artwork directors, and executive officals.
By Brian Girling
By Alistair M. Redpath
By Bob Orrell
'Well worthy a learn' Cumbria Magazine
'A vintage' Cockermouth Post
'Bob Orrell is a talented author' Keswick Reminder
'An exciting mash up of reports you kind of knew and tales you certainly did not' Whitehaven News
By Norman Hathaway,Dan Nadel
A lavish, gorgeously designed full-color assortment that showcases the designs of Dorothy and Otis Shepard, groundbreaking giants of early twentieth-century American advertising.
Dorothy and Otis Shepard are the unsung heroes of early twentieth-century North American visible tradition. jointly, they have been the 1st American photo designers to paintings in a number of mediums and scales with equivalent ability and imaginative and prescient, and their paintings continues to be impressive; but their names are little recognized today.
Dorothy and Otis chronicles their tale intimately for the 1st time. It explores the Shepards’ penchant for abstraction and modernism, and exhibits how the appearance of billboard advertisements encouraged their creativity—large campaigns that matched the grandeur in their way of life. all through, it demonstrates how their impact touched all elements of purchaser culture—from taking part at the packaging for Wrigley’s Gum and designing uniforms and symbols for the Chicago Cubs to making plans and selling the inn island Catalina, the place Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Clark Gable, and different celebrities frequented.
Dorothy and Otis illuminates their own lives to boot, from their origins and early years to the eventual dissolution in their marriage. because it brings to lifestyles those pioneering artists and their momentous partnership, it elevates them to their rightful position in pop culture and makes transparent how their mythical paintings mirrored and exemplified the yank Dream.