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Summer In the Cote d'Azur By Chris France
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This book is a personal view of six months in the lives of the idle rich in Valbonne on the Cote d'Azur in Provence, in the south of France. It is a detailed personal and humorous insight into the... More > dream lifestyle for those that can afford it and is based in the unspoiled 12th century village of Valbonne,10 miles north of Cannes . Written by a semi retired veteran music business executive, it examines the interaction of the mostly English ex patriot community with the French lifestyle much dreamed of by the English. Characters abound, wine is consumed, parties get out of hand, lunch is taken, tennis, golf, beach restaurants and the pleasures of Provence abound.Having worked with people as diverse as Simon Cowell, Rolf Harris, Bucks Fizz, Prince, Small Faces, Humble Pie and Sam Fox, and booking The Clash, the Damned and The Jam amongst others his insights are fascinating. For over 40 years the author has known and worked with rock 'n rolls greatest failure John Otway who remains one of his closest friends.< Less
New Escapologist Issue Seven (Digital) By Robert Wringham
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On The Lam. Issue Seven looks at the ideas of running away, life on the road, transience, and movement. Featuring articles on Tombstone; John Cowper Powys; Apocalyptic Roadtrip Movies; Escapological... More > Tools; and two special interviews: one with comedian Dave Thompson and one with Idler’s Glossary compiler Joshua Glenn.< Less
Trinity of Waste By Julius Afolabi
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There is a systematic way to overpower idleness! Learning about waste will give you overcoming power over it!The mystery of three can be a hard nut to crack, when three things work together in a man... More > he may become nearly invincible. This book seeks to expose the dangers and address of three scavengers of our generation, Idleness, slothfulness and laziness. This is a piece properly mixed with current realities and implications of these three, it contains a proper education and explanations that will guide everyman to see where they have been lazy or idle or slothful even when they think they have been productive and done enough. Efforts colored with errors and tasks with several excuses on nonperformance are traces of these three. In this book you will find what a responsive action and a reactive action is.Decision is the point of change, action is the gear of change and association is the environment of change.Idleness, slothfulness or laziness could be chains but there are hammers to break off that chain.< Less
Budworth and the Safe Bet By John Jansen
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These humorous adventures, inspired by the writings of P. G. Wodehouse, tell how Teddy Aston, the nephew of Lord and Lady Alpington, leads a life of luxurious idleness, ably supported by his valet,... More > Budworth, in between-the-wars England. Betting, country house weekends, avoiding marriage and indoor rugby at the infamous Sloths Club are his main activities. But why is his fearsome Aunt Amelia, Lady Alpington, so anxious to find him a rich bride before his thirtieth birthday? And why do the New York Mafia regard him as a person to be treated with respect? Only Budworth knows the answers!< Less
Mama Is...Home By Heather Cushman-Dowdee
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the uproarious new book by the creator of the comics: Mama is... and hathor the cowgoddess.
New Escapologist Issue 8 By Robert Wringham
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Issue 8 of New Escapologist. Staying In. Issue Eight looks at the ideas of retreat, withdrawl, and homey matters. What does home mean to a traveller? What does home mean to those who reject the... More > bourgeois? Featuring an interview with Luke Rhinehart of The Dice Man.< Less
New Escapologist Issue 3 By Robert Wringham
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New Escapologist is a magazine for white-collar functionaries with escape on the brain. Drawing from philosophy, literature and original humour; we discuss practical escape routes from the... More > present-day predicaments of demeaning work, status anxiety and urban lethargy. Each issue is a compendium of funny and practical essays on the subject of escape. We promote freedom, anarchy and the absurd. Issue 3 is called Practicalities. It features a conversation with Tom Hodgkinson, David Gross on tax resistance, Leo Babauta on shopping, Tim Eyre on travel, Brian Dean on anxiety culture. Discover what to embrace and what to reject in this bumper “How To” issue.< Less
New Escapologist Issue 4 By Robert Wringham
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New Escapologist is a magazine for white-collar functionaries with escape on the brain. Drawing from philosophy, literature and original humour; we discuss practical escape routes from the... More > present-day predicaments of demeaning work, status anxiety and urban lethargy. Each issue is a compendium of funny and practical essays on the subject of escape. We promote freedom, anarchy and the absurd. Issue 4 is called Bad Faith. Featuring Fabian Kruse on time independence; Tom Mellors on Anarchy and Escapology in the Great Depression; a guide to epic travel with kids; Reggie Chamberlain-King on Sartre and Flaubert.< Less
New Escapologist Issue 2 By Robert Wringham
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New Escapologist is a magazine for white-collar functionaries with escape on the brain. Drawing from philosophy, literature and original humour; we discuss practical escape routes from the... More > present-day predicaments of demeaning work, status anxiety and urban lethargy. Each issue is a compendium of funny and practical essays on the subject of escape. We promote freedom, anarchy and the absurd. Issue 2 is called The War Against Cliche. Featuring David Miller on the media, Dickon Edwards on cliche, Neil Scott on possessions, Robert Wringham on cliche abuse, Tim Eyre on the worth of travel, Reggie C. King on gentlemen’s clubs.< Less
New Escapologist Issue Three (Digital) By Robert Wringham
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New Escapologist is a magazine for white-collar functionaries with escape on the brain. Drawing from philosophy, literature and original humour; we discuss practical escape routes from the... More > present-day predicaments of demeaning work, status anxiety and urban lethargy. Each issue is a compendium of funny and practical essays on the subject of escape. We promote freedom, anarchy and the absurd. Issue 3 is called Practicalities. It features a conversation with Tom Hodgkinson, David Gross on tax resistance, Leo Babauta on shopping, Tim Eyre on travel, Brian Dean on anxiety culture. Discover what to embrace and what to reject in this bumper “How To” issue.< Less

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