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Puzzling Portmeirion (full color) By Craig Conley
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Portmeirion village is a whimsical seaside tourist destination on the west coast of Wales, attracting 250,000 visitors annually. A retirement project by an eccentric British architect named Sir... More > Clough Williams-Ellis, this "home for fallen buildings" is a fascinating architectural garden for day visitors and an elaborate resort for overnight guests. Portmeirion is famous as the shooting location for the 1960s cult television series "The Prisoner," starring Patrick McGoohan and is well-known for the line of botanical-themed pottery it produces. PUZZLING PORTMEIRION is an insightful guidebook that explores Sir Clough's trailblazing experiments in virtual reality, his subtle but powerful time-warping and space-folding tricks, the little-known myths and legends echoing down every footpath, and the myriad restless spirits at play. Eccentric globe-trotters will have their eyes opened, curiosities piqued, feet motivated, and pens recording the most fascinating entries in their travel diaries, bar none.< Less
Puzzling Portmeirion (full color) By Craig Conley
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Portmeirion village is a whimsical seaside tourist destination on the west coast of Wales, attracting 250,000 visitors annually. A retirement project by an eccentric British architect named Sir... More > Clough Williams-Ellis, this "home for fallen buildings" is a fascinating architectural garden for day visitors and an elaborate resort for overnight guests. Portmeirion is famous as the shooting location for the 1960s cult television series "The Prisoner," starring Patrick McGoohan and is well-known for the line of botanical-themed pottery it produces. PUZZLING PORTMEIRION is an insightful guidebook that explores Sir Clough's trailblazing experiments in virtual reality, his subtle but powerful time-warping and space-folding tricks, the little-known myths and legends echoing down every footpath, and the myriad restless spirits at play. Eccentric globe-trotters will have their eyes opened, curiosities piqued, feet motivated, and pens recording the most fascinating entries in their travel diaries, bar none.< Less
Portmeirion Calendar 2010 By Craig Conley
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Twelve high dynamic range (HDR) photographs from the Italianate village of Portmeirion, Wales.
Why Build A Seven? Putting a sports car on the road, a personal record. By Michael Eddenden
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[HARDBACK. Now with added PHOTOGRAPHS, 2014]... EVER FORCED TO BUILD YOUR OWN CAR? The first Lotus Seven appeared in 1957. It was unique, a race car for the road. In a time when cars stood for chrome... More > and power, style and road-holding weight, the Seven was light, quick, nimble and bracing. It was also spartan, hopelessly impractical and sold as a kit, assembly required. Soon it was the benchmark sports car. What was unforgivable in other cars justified the Seven: unconventional, fast, rare, and not for everyone. More than 5o years later it's still in production. Now as then, owners have to build their cars. When Michael Eddenden sets out to build a Caterham Seven the fingertip ease of the digital age is replaced by unheated garages, fumes and typed instructions obscured by oily fingerprints. For anyone who has ever built something with their own hands - despite skill, aptitude and experience. Caterham Cars, manufacturer of the 7, was purchased by the Caterham Formula 1 Team in 2011.< Less
Why build a Seven? Putting a sports car on the road, a personal record. By Michael Eddenden
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EVER FORCED TO BUILD YOUR OWN CAR? The first Lotus Seven appeared in 1957. It was unique, a race car for the road. In a time when cars stood for chrome and power and road-holding weight, the Seven... More > was light, quick, nimble and bracing. It was also spartan, hopelessly impractical and sold as a kit, assembly required. Soon it was the benchmark for a sports car — unconventional, fast, rare, and not for everyone. What was unforgivable in other cars justified the Seven. More than 5o years later it's still in production. Now as then, owners have to build their cars. When Michael Eddenden sets out to build a Caterham Seven the fingertip ease of the digital age is replaced by unheated garages, fumes and typed instructions obscured by oily fingerprints. For anyone who has ever wanted to build something with their own hands - despite skill, aptitude and experience. Caterham Cars, manufacturer of the 7, was purchased by Formula 1 Team Lotus in 2011. Paperback Edition...Now with added PHOTOGRAPHS, 2014.< Less