Ado is a book-smart man, full of youth and energy but lacking any sort of experience or basic common sense. Thigorious is a giant, kind in heart but lacking in IQ who takes pleasure from the simple... More > life, and is more or less dragged on the adventure. The midget is Ado’s opposite- a cunning, bitter genius who sees life through calculating eyes, unperturbed by morals.
Living in the fictional town of Briars, three main characters manage to uncover an ancient secret: a mystical egg is set to hatch, releasing a bird that will destroy Briars and the world. Controlled by the elves, this bird will cause death and destruction to all people, men, giants, and midgets included. The characters overconfidently take it upon themselves to save the world.
The group splits up early on in the book, where they meet a pair of giant twins and a variety of other mythical creatures. They travel into the forest…< Less
Only a successful fox-hunt can save Manor Gray from financial ruin...its success, guaranteed by a decision to despatch the stunning Princess Peach to make her social debut at the hunt. Against his... More > will veteran soldier and trainee-diplomat Captain Thomas is her appointed escort, his job? To steer Peach from controversial discourse on the merits of the country's most popular blood-sports...a mission destined to failure...as though it were planned as a conspiracy all the way to the Queen, to bring and end to fox-hunting. Foxes, horses, hounds, heroism and defiance...and the animal folk of field and sky unwittingly play their part in bringing about the biggest bungled hunting event in history. But at the root of it all is a mystical ancient gift that once chose the country's monarchs, now resurrected and playing its part in a classic tale of old customs, simple justice and romance.< Less
This book contains 10 professional papers that I wrote throughout my time in nursing school. These papers will be a valuable resource to any nursing student who is struggling with a similar... More > assignment. These professional papers address the following subjects: philosophy of nursing, health assessment, patient safety, medical-surgical nursing, pediatrics, management, community, and capstone.< Less
The 2011 edition of the calendar, "In Celebration of Briar" is here! The design echoes last years, but the photographs are all new, and includes both colour and B&W work. The portfolio... More > continues to grow, and ultimately, I'll make the entire body of work available in a photo book, but for now, here's a nice way for us to display our fascination with and passion for these wonderful little briar works of art.< Less
The 2010 edition of the calendar, "In Celebration of Briar" is here! The design is new, but the photographs and production are just as lovely as in past years. I'm really excited by these... More > images. The portfolio continues to grow, with both B&W and full colour images now represented. Ultimately, I'll make the entire body of work available in a book, but for now, here's a nice way for us to display our fascination with and passion for these wonderful little briar works of art.
Please Note: The preview Lulu generates seems to be sometimes buggy, and it may not show the full pages, making it appear that some of the images are "cut off" at the top. This is not the case. You can see the full images on http://www.glpease.com/Calendar .< Less
The 2012 edition of the calendar, "In Celebration of Briar" is here! The design echoes last years, but the photographs are all new, and again includes both colour and B&W work of both... More > classic and modern pieces from both relatively new and well established makers. It's an exciting selection that will be great on your wall in the year to come. Celebrate your appreciation for fine briar pipes with a copy of "In Celebration of Briar 2012."
This is a great way for us to display our fascination with and passion for these wonderful little works of art.< Less
This is a layman's guide to the books of William Faulkner, another 'tour guide' through a 'briar patch'. It is not, however a book for 'dummies'. It was written for college English majors that are... More > from some place other than the American South, and the morbidly curious about Southern literature.< Less