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Where the Cypress Rises By Virginia Ryan
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History, tradition, art and festivals and friendship are the themes that Australian artist Virginia Ryan effortlessly interweaves throughout her intriguing personal memoir. First published in 2000,... More > ‘Where the Cypress Rises’ tells the story of her family’s growing affection for a hill town in central Italy. “It was midsummer. The thick, cloying blanket of afternoon heat spread itself drowsily across the Umbrian landscape, leaving the earth scorched under a sun-bleached sky. On far-off mountaintops storms were brewing and distant thunder seemed to rise from a sunstruck earth, an incantation from other times. We drove on and on in a trance towards the hill town of Trevi, only casting aside weariness with the excitement of seeing our new home again. The recently acquired object of our desires was an abandoned olive mill clinging to the edge of tree-lined slopes on the outskirts of the town, purchased quite impulsively the previous summer.” Excellent Mothers' Day gift anywhere in the world.< Less
Wildflowers, wilderness and wine E-Book By Fay Helwig
eBook (PDF): $2.57
Imagine living and working on an organic farm with WWOOF workers in Australia's Queensland wine region that's also a bed-and-breakfast stay-over, and a memorial to First World War soldiers ... then... More > turn to Page 1 to find out the real story of what it's like.< Less
Where the Cypress Rises: Making a home in Umbria By Virginia Ryan
eBook (ePub): $2.50
History, tradition, art and festivals and friendship are the themes that Australian artist Virginia Ryan effortlessly interweaves throughout her intriguing personal memoir. 'Where the Cypress Rises'... More > tells the story of her family's growing affection for a hill town in central Italy. "It was midsummer. The thick, cloying blanket of afternoon heat spread itself drowsily across the Umbrian landscape, leaving the earth scorched under a sun-bleached sky. On far-off mountaintops storms were brewing and distant thunder seemed to rise from a sunstruck earth, an incantation from other times. We drove on and on in a trance towards the hill town of Trevi, only casting aside weariness with the excitement of seeing our new home again. The recently acquired object of our desires was an abandoned olive mill clinging to the edge of tree-lined slopes on the outskirts of the town, purchased quite impulsively the previous summer."< Less
Wildflowers, wilderness and wine By Fay Helwig
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Imagine living and working on an organic farm with WWOOF workers in Australia's Queensland wine region that's also a bed-and-breakfast stay-over, and a memorial to First World War soldiers ... then... More > turn to Page 1 to find out the real story of what it's like.< Less
Wildflowers, wilderness and wine By Fay Helwig
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Imagine living and working on an organic farm with WWOOF workers in Australia's Queensland wine region that's also a bed-and-breakfast stay-over, and a memorial to First World War soldiers ... then... More > turn to Page 1 to find out the real story of what it's like.< Less
Where the Cypress Rises By Virginia Ryan
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History, tradition, art and festivals and friendship are the themes that Australian artist Virginia Ryan effortlessly interweaves throughout her intriguing personal memoir. First published in 2000,... More > ‘Where the Cypress Rises’ tells the story of her family’s growing affection for a hill town in central Italy. “It was midsummer. The thick, cloying blanket of afternoon heat spread itself drowsily across the Umbrian landscape, leaving the earth scorched under a sun-bleached sky. On far-off mountaintops storms were brewing and distant thunder seemed to rise from a sunstruck earth, an incantation from other times. We drove on and on in a trance towards the hill town of Trevi, only casting aside weariness with the excitement of seeing our new home again. The recently acquired object of our desires was an abandoned olive mill clinging to the edge of tree-lined slopes on the outskirts of the town, purchased quite impulsively the previous summer.” Excellent Mothers' Day gift anywhere in the world.< Less
Cases that changed the law By Graham Fricke
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"Cases that changed the law" is Graham Fricke's plain-English digest of landmark international legal cases which should be compulsory reading for all law students, a useful refresher for... More > practicing lawyers ... and a revealing read for anyone who finds themselves inside a courtroom wondering what is going on!< Less
Cases that changed the law By Graham Fricke
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"Cases that changed the law" is Graham Fricke's plain-English digest of landmark international legal cases which should be compulsory reading for all law students, a useful refresher for... More > practicing lawyers ... and a revealing read for anyone who finds themselves inside a courtroom wondering what is going on!< Less
Mae-be Roses By Rebecca Bloomer
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Mae Rose, is a self-confessed ‘nothinger’. Her dad has called her Mae-be from the day she was born. She’s his bundle of possibilities. All her life she’s proven him right. She... More > gets good grades but is not the sportiest, coolest or cleverest girl in school. Mae-be has no siblings to hate and no history of abuse, self or otherwise. When she finds herself pregnant, Mae-be has a lot to learn. She learns the hypocrisy of some, the kindness of others and the need for making a life after she brings one into the world. Along the way she learns a lot about herself, via her mother’s story. Ma, as Mae calls her, had her own, illegitimate child at twenty. In the days when the legal voting age was twenty-one, and women weren't worth educating, she was forced to give her daughter up for adoption. Two weeks after adoptive legislation changes, the phone rings and her daughter wants to speak with her. Mae-be Roses follows a mother’s story, from rumour, to truth, to a touching reunion.< Less
Mae-Be Roses By Rebecca Bloomer
eBook (ePub): $2.50
Mae Rose, is a self-confessed 'nothinger'. Her dad has called her Mae-be from the day she was born. She's his bundle of possibilities. All her life she's proven him right. She gets good grades but is... More > not the sportiest, coolest or cleverest girl in school. Mae-be has no siblings to hate and no history of abuse, self or otherwise. When she finds herself pregnant, Mae-be has a lot to learn. She learns the hypocrisy of some, the kindness of others and the need for making a life after she brings one into the world. Along the way she learns a lot about herself, via her mother's story. Ma, as Mae calls her, had her own, illegitimate child at twenty. In the days when the legal voting age was twenty-one, and women weren't worth educating, she was forced to give her daughter up for adoption. Two weeks after adoptive legislation changes, the phone rings and her daughter wants to speak with her. Mae-be Roses follows a mother's story, from rumour, to truth, to a touching reunion.< Less