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A BOOK ABOUT PUB NAMES - the history of Britain as told through its pub signs By Elaine Saunders
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Many a good yarn is spun across a bar and there can be few more interesting than the legend, lore and, often, downright lies behind the names of Britain’s pubs. Every town has a Rose &... More > Crown and Rising Sun but how did these names originate? Who were the Wicked Lady, the Marquis of Granby and the Green Man? And what on earth is a Crooked Billet? A BOOK ABOUT PUB NAMES takes an in depth look at hundreds of Britain's most popular signs, telling the religious, royal or scandalous stories behind them. Over 100 illustrations,dozens of links to related websites, chapters on the origins of pubs, old drinking measures and pub trades, make this e-book is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in British or brewing history. And why not follow the Book About Blog for regular updates on pub sign history by clicking here NOW FEATURING ON TV - SEE THE Book About BLOG ABOVE FOR FURTHER DETAILS< Less
Signs From The Spirit World By Elaine Saunders
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An illustrated introduction to the history of British pub signs first appearing in Sign Business and Sign Industry magazines. Available for free download. By the author of A BOOK... More > ABOUT PUB NAMES also available here on LULU. Or follow the Book About Blog for regular updates on pub sign history here < Less
Everything You’ll Need to Know Vol.36 Irish Excerpts By RC Ellis
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Drink is the curse of the land. It makes you fight with your neighbor. It makes you shoot at your landlord and it makes you miss him
Travelin' Man Blues By Alexander MacRae
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Me name is Grogan and this is a story of my visit as a traveling minstrel to a pub called The Well Oyled - and what happened then. And that may be a surprise - for now they call me 'Blowin In The... More > Wind' - the New Dylan. OK? Is that enough?< Less
The Emerald Isle: Ireland's Delights By Elaina Keighley Kuijpers
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A little bundle with delightful Irish Recipes, History, Traditional Irish Stories & Tales, a selection of great pub Jokes, Celtic Art, Irish baby names and their meaning, Holiday tips and much... More > more...< Less
Mnemonic By Dennis Ellis Quinn
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Can you remember the names of the Seven Dwarves? How about all the Ten Commandments? OK, try something a little easier. What about naming all the colours of the rainbow? No? Maybe you knew them... More > once but now you've forgotten them. Don't worry, help is at hand. Mnemonic is a collection of invaluable memory aids that we learned when we were young and that saved many of us from a disastrous exam paper. We all know the famous "Thirty days hath September..." rhyme for working out the number of days in a month but did you know that you can get the answer by simply staring at your knuckles? You’ll discover the relationship between the Seven Deadly Sins and PALE GAS. Or why you might want to STAB the members of a quartet in a choir. Inside these pages are hundreds of mnemonics, rhymes, acronyms and visual memory aids to enjoy along with some acerbic observations on life in general and mnemonics in particular.< Less
Martina the Love of My Life By Rodney Tupweod
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This is a story about the wonderful life I shared with a woman name Martina, we traveled to America together, setup Home together, even had some great pets, cats, birds fish.and even mice, we planned... More > to get married, and live out our lives together, we were the envy of everyone for the way we loved each other Her sister lived with us for nearly two years and we seem to be getting on great, she became involved with a friend of mine, the four of us went out Thanksgiving, and a number of things developed that evening which would ultimately destroy what we had, months later I received a Valentines card and it was signed, I replied to this person but it wasn't from her at all, it turned out to be sent by an ex-girlfriend of mine, the outcome cost us everything A number of years later this ex-girlfriend took me to court and I spent two years in the system, All I wanted to do was decorate her new house THE Contents are of an Adult Nature intimate,suitable over 18 only< Less
My Time with Helen By Rodney Tupweod
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This book is about the once wonderful few months I shared with a woman, Helen in 1983, and when we fell out and parted company, the subsequent influence that she'd have on my life. throughout the... More > years, beginning eleven years later when she sent me a Valentine's card, when I was living in a different Country, in a super relationship and planning to marry, had wonderful pets, a great apartment, But I'd lose it all, because she signed a different name to the card, and I replied to that person, who then denied doing so, but it would cost me everything Roll on another eleven years and I'd returned after spending a number of years in San Francisco, I discover that Helen had also returned home from the UK, and bought a house close me, I'd never forgotten her, and believed the same of her, I made contact with her, but it went terrible wrong so much so that she'd take me to court I'd spend time in prison,just for writing a number of letters,and delivering flowers Adults only over eighteen years 18< Less
The Kentish Chronicle By Paul Wimsett
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A number of random things about Kent, from how to play the pub game bat and trap to the names of the Mice of the Mechanical Mouse Organ. From the facts about Pocahontas to why we sing about the... More > "Bluebirds over the White Cliffs of Dover".< Less
The Kentish Chronicle By Paul Wimsett
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A number of random things about Kent, from how to play the pub game bat and trap to the names of the Mice of the Mechanical Mouse Organ. From the facts about Pocahontas to why we sing about the... More > "Bluebirds over the White Cliffs of Dover".< Less