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Here's a secret: you are already amazing Being amazing doesn't mean having a so-called flawless body, a brilliant career or a picture-perfect relationship. The fact is, there is nobody quite like you, and this alone is absolutely remarkable. Brimming with thought-provoking advice, quotes and affirmations, this book will help you to push your boundaries, embrace your inner confidence and learn to truly love yourself. So be inspired, be optimistic and be assured, because life is too short to spend doubting yourself.
Ah, retirement - we wait all our lives to be free from the world of work, only to then wonder what on earth we do when we get there. But never fear: this indispensable handbook is here to guide you through the pleasures and pitfalls of being retired, and, most importantly, teach you how to make a simple crossword fill an entire day.
So you're a grandparent! One of the most magical roles you'll ever have - but also one of the messiest. But never fear: this indispensable handbook is here to guide you through the pleasures and pitfalls of grandparenthood, and, most importantly, teach you how to keep the grandkids quiet while you catch up on your nap-time.
It's more than just a radio station - Radio 4 is a celebration of curiosity, knowledge and entertainment, and it's a beloved soundtrack to life for millions of Britons. But for the moments when you're not tuning in, how about a puzzle or two to pass the time? From quizzes and riddles to crosswords and sudoku, whether you're an expert on all things Radio 4 or merely a casual listener, there's plenty in these pages to tickle your fancy and tease your brain.
The latest heart-warming book in the Guinea Pig Classics series. ''Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse' But sit down by the fire with some chocolates to hand, And you'll be welcomed into a magical land. There is snow and some moonlight; St Nick in his sleigh; There are reindeer and elves, and guinea pigs! Hooray! This classic Christmas poem, now told by guinea pigs, Will surely delight all with their costumes and wigs. For nothing's more charming than a pig in a hat, Especially a Christmas one, that's just a fact.
Discover the tricks of a literary master in this essential guide to the fictional world of Charles Dickens. From Pickwick to Scrooge, Copperfield to Twist, how did Dickens find the perfect names for his characters? What was Dickens's favourite way of killing his characters? When is a Dickens character most likely to see a ghost? Why is Dickens's trickery only fully realised when his novels are read aloud? In thirteen entertaining and wonderfully insightful essays, John Mullan explores the literary machinations of Dickens's eccentric genius, from from his delight in cliches to his rendering of smells and his outrageous use of coincidences. A treat for all lovers of Dickens, this essential companion puts his audacity, originality and brilliance on full display.
Would you rather... Look ten years older from the neck up, or from the neck down? Would you rather... Have everyone always be able to read what you're thinking, or always be able to see what you're doing? Would you rather... Lose the ability to lie, or have to believe everything you hear? Get stuck in with friends and family to work your way through over 200 mind-bending, side-splitting hypothetical dilemmas. Guaranteed to split opinions and get everyone talking - and laughing - at your next party, gathering or festive get-together!
We need less censorship of female behaviour. We need more women and we need raw women. We need more Killing Eve's and fewer Women Being Killed in the Opening Credits By Steves. We need to scream alongside them and get down and dirty with them. We need not for our personalities to be depicted by our haircuts or colour... 'Lady Sidekick' scrutinises fifty of the most snore female cookiecut character archetypes, appropriations and tokens that we are SO over and gives them a 21st-century makeover. Through hilarious breakdowns, comic illustration and tongue-firmly-incheek-fuelled study, it slow-roasts each trope, sprinkling them with sarcasm, seasoning them with feminism, infusing them with activism and serving them up for the modern day masses. It's time to shove a stick of dynamite up the arse of the out-of-date and ignite the fresh! This book will light the touch paper. AUTHOR: Anneka Harry is a writer and performer whose work covers series, episodes and features for the BBC, Channel 4, ITV2, Radio 4, Stylist and Grazia. Her book 'Gender Rebels: 50 Influential Cross-Dressers, Impersonators, Name-changers and Game-changers' will be published in 2020 by Little A. 50 b/w illustrations
A hilarious compendium of the best/worst homeschooling horrors, baking balls-ups and midday margaritas. Me: Nap time. Toddler: I not tired. Me: It's not about you. Dude Bro Dad, May 11. Did your attempt at emergency hairdressing only make your child look worse than before? Did your important Zoom work calls get interrupted by screams of 'Mummy's boring!'? Did your rainbow cupcakes come out an ungodly shade of brown? Then you were probably one of many parents who tried your hardest parenting during lockdown and so now deserve a f*cking medal (or a case of gin). Featuring entries from fellow survivors on the horrors of homeschooling, the gigantic nightmares that can happen in small kitchens, the fallibility of trying to keep your job, the inevitability of putting on weight and the joys of considering what you did to make the world punish you so... ...Lockdown Parenting Fails is a hilarious collection of the best memories from the worst time in everyone's lives.