Pebble spotting - a simple pleasure. This is charming, knowledgeable and witty guide to everything you didn't know there was to know about pebbles. The author Clarence Ellis ruminates on what a pebble actually is, before showing us how they are formed, advising on the best pebble-spotting grounds in the UK, helping to identify individual stones, and giving tips on the necessary kit. From cherts from your schists, onyx to agate, understanding the humble pebble makes a trip to the beach, lake-side or river bank simply that little bit more fascinating. First published in 1954, this beautiful reissue includes and illuminating foreword by Robert Macfarlane.
Paperback book, 240 pages.
Measures 13.5 x 19.8 cm.
A classic 'top trumps'-style card game - of the world's deadliest diseases. Play one disease against another and try to trump your opponents card in terms of fatality rate, incubation period and so on. 30 cards plus instructions in a neat box.
This gorgeous sheet of wrapping paper reproduces a vintage classroom chart, showing the parts of the flower. Printed on Cavallini's signature Italian archival paper, this fine gift wrap is good enough to be hung on the wall, or used in a variety of crafts. To...
A vintage chart of Cacti And Succulents features on this gorgeous sheet of wrapping paper. Printed on Cavallini's signature Italian archival paper, this fine gift wrap is good enough to be hung on the wall, or used in a variety of crafts. To transform this...
The six pencils in this set all feature really un-motivational messages such as 'False hope is better than no hope'. All rather entertaining if not not very productive... 6 HB pencils in a themed box.Pack measures 19 x 6 x 1.5 cm.