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Firework Fear in Dogs : A Natural Approach
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Fear of fireworks, gunshots, thunder and other loud noises can wreck a dog’s life at certain times of the year. Christopher Day is a veterinary surgeon with over forty years of experience. He... More > shares some of his thoughts on this common problem. He shows how herbal medicine, homeopathy, Bach Flowers, Schuessler Tissue Salts and Aromatherapy may help your dog and mentions how diet may play a part. [Revised 2015]< Less
Felix The Fieldmouse : A Bonfire Night tale
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Poor Felix would love to join in with the Bonfire Night celebrations that everybody else seems to enjoy each November, but he’s just too scared. Can his Mother say anything to help him face... More > his fears? Set in Lewes, Felix The Fieldmouse is a heartfelt tale of courage and coming-of-age that children will love and that adults will be glad to read aloud.< Less
Remember the Fifth of November
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We all know the story of Guy Fawkes who wanted to blow up parliament. What did he wish to gain; the very people who were going to replace James were present? How did he think he would get away with... More > it? It does not make sense unless it was a story. Now, finally, you can read about the real plot, the plot to destroy the Catholic nobility hatched by Robert Cecil, Earl of Salisbury. Behind the scenes, he manipulated the cast in his play. Catesby, the supposed ringleader, had embraced Anglicanism, bringing his children up in the Anglican faith, yet he is portrayed as the zealous leader of the plot. Guy Fawkes was simply a night-watchman guarding barrels. James I feared being stabbed or blown up; Cecil ran an efficient spy network; and he was able to play on James's fears. Read the true story that relies on facts. For far too long we have meekly accepted the propaganda of the age and ignored the flimsiness of those contrived coincidences that gave Cecil's outrageous plot credence.< Less
Robert Cecil and the Gunpowder, Treason and Plot
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Robert Cecil is seldom blamed for the gunpowder plot, he is credited with discovering the plotters and punishing them. What if Cecil planned the whole nasty business? In this book we examine what... More > really happened. Yes, the plot had holes in it, but Cecil knew that only the most convincing lies had an implausible dimension to them. He knew subterfuge needed to be skilfully constructed. Poor Guy and poor Catesby, they were destined for infamy. James VI of Scotland, James I of England, would not entertain Puritan ideas for reform of the church; the Catholics needed to be destroyed. However, James's adoration of good looking favourites threatened to undermine Cecil's influence. What if Cecil could discover a plot that would kill the King and save him at the last minute? How would a king who feared assassination react to the man who saved him. He had already rewarded Ramsay who had served his life. Cecil would be James's hero.< Less
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court is an 1889 novel by American humorist and writer Mark Twain. The book was originally titled A Yankee in King Arthur's Court. Some early editions are titled... More > A Yankee at the Court of King Arthur. In it, a Yankee engineer from Connecticut is accidentally transported back in time to the court of King Arthur, where he fools the inhabitants of that time into thinking he is a magician—and soon uses his knowledge of modern technology to become a "magician" in earnest, stunning the English of the Early Middle Ages with such feats as demolitions, fireworks and the shoring up of a holy well. He attempts to modernize the past, but in the end he is unable to prevent the death of Arthur and an interdict against him by the Catholic Church of the time, which grows fearful of his power.< Less
Kings Lake Discoveries
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Jane and her brother, Chris, spend each summer at their family's cottage on Kings Lake in Michigan in the 1950's. They spend their time swimming and boating, but wonder about a strange man who lives... More > across the road. He is seen coming down to the lake sometimes, but he rarely talks to people. That's why they call him Strange-O. This summer, Chris finds a metal figure of a dolphin in his own family's boathouse and discovers it fits onto their Chris Craft speedboat. The children keep it a secret for fear it will be taken away. Then, during the lakeshore Fourth of July celebration, something with the fireworks goes very wrong. What happens to help the situation shows the children that sometimes, surprisingly, people and things can be tied in together, including a special dolphin figure and a seemingly strange man.< Less
Nathaniel Hawthorne is Dating My Girlfriend
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At the age of 13, Michael Fowler was reading Mad Magazine and the stories of James Thurber with the same intensity that his peers devoted to Playboy and Hustler, which he also read. Since the 1980s... More > his humor has enlivened websites and magazines both popular and obscure. Here are 41 of his earliest and greatest hits, including ruminations on why atheists aren’t sexy, what Shakespeare would sound like as a rapper, going shirtless in the summertime, and the size of Jim Morrison’s brain. Readers looking for tips on how to have an orgasm in dance class, kill time during a dull performance evaluation, have a pleasant out-of-body experience, and survive fireworks displays also will not be disappointed. If you believe that life is ridiculous but still worth the headache, this upbeat but at times dark collection will surely affirm your belief. And have no fear: aside from the title there isn’t a word about that old prig Nathaniel Hawthorne. < Less
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