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Chris Windle is a freelance writer and journalist who has written about all sorts of things for all sorts of people including Cosmopolitan, Glamour, the Daily Telegraph and The Times. He has also written a horsemeat recipe book which is one direction he didn't see his career going in. He has a young daughter and new twins and has made a solemn promise to keep their baby teeth intact until at least the age of five and to teach them to throw properly.
Have you ever watched a man angling in the rain, building a shelter when there's a bed waiting for him at home or peeing as high as he can up a wall? In Why Men Skim Stones, Chris Windle provides an amusing and indispensable insight into why men do the things they do. Here, finally, is a guide that tackles the big questions: why do male friends express their affection by subjecting each other to casual acts of violence? Why is it common for a man to have more of an idea of what he might do in the event of a zombie apocalypse, than what he might buy his mum for Christmas? If you've ever been dumbfounded when faced with a man who would rather talk to an inanimate object than read the instruction booklet, this is the book for you.
Warum angeln Manner im stromenden Regen, und warum sortieren sie ihre CD-Sammlung alphabetisch? Und warum tun sie sich schwerer damit, sich ein Weihnachtsgeschenk fur ihre Mutter auszudenken, als eine Uberlebensstrategie fur eine Invasion der Zombies zu entwickeln? Dieses Buch erklart humorvoll von A bis Z die zahlreichen Variationen des manchmal bizarr anmutenden Verhaltens des modernen Mannes - und wirbt fur Verstandnis. Wenn Sie schon mal verblufft beobachtet haben, wie ein Mann mit einem leblosen Objekt spricht, anstatt die Gebrauchsanweisung zu lesen, dann sollten Sie dieses Buch lesen!
The word is out: horses really are for courses. Interest in cooking with horsemeat has been piqued by the recent horsemeat scandal, with butchers across the UK reporting customers curious to try it for themselves. Destined to become a firm favourite, horse is galloping onto the nation's menus. Across the world it is considered a delicacy, a lean and delicious meat and a great addition to a stable diet. So the time has come to take the reins and get cooking: The Horsemeat Cookbook is a fun, light-hearted recipe book aimed at the gift book market and those interested in cooking with this healthy, low-calorie meat. Recipes will include classics such as the Italian Pastissada de Caval and Pot-au-feu de cheval, a traditional French horse stew; Yuk Hui, a Korean raw horse salad; and Beshbarmak, the national dish of Khazakhstan. Complete with information on nutritional benefits, cooking times and guides on which cuts to use for which dish, with The Horsemeat Cookbook your family and dinner guests will be chomping at the bit for more. And along with all that, there are even some horsemeat jokes thrown in for good measure.