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National 4 & 5 History: Migration and Empire 1830-1939: Second Edition (Paperback): Simon Wood, Claire Wood National 4 & 5 History: Migration and Empire 1830-1939: Second Edition (Paperback)
Simon Wood, Claire Wood 1
R573 Discovery Miles 5 730 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Exam Board: SQA Level: National 5 Subject: History First Teaching: September 2017 First Exam: Summer 2018 The recent changes in assessment for National 5 History have been fully incorporated in this new edition, as have changes in subject content which affect some but not all areas of the course. New marking rules systems and mark allocations have been fully recognised, and much fuller help and guidance has been provided in the assessment sections at the end of each chapter. This book: - Presents comprehensive coverage of the main areas of mandatory content - Provides guidance on assignment writing and assessment procedures for exam practice - Explains newly-introduced concepts and words with glossary boxes throughout the text - Offers suggestions are offered for further topic exploration beyond the textbook

How to Pass Higher History: Second Edition (Paperback): Simon Wood How to Pass Higher History: Second Edition (Paperback)
Simon Wood
R414 Discovery Miles 4 140 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Exam Board: SQA Level: Higher Subject: History First Teaching: August 2018 First Exam: May 2019 Get your best grade with comprehensive course notes and advice from Scotland's top experts, fully updated for the latest changes to SQA Higher assessment. How to Pass Higher History Second Edition contains all the advice and support you need to revise successfully for your Higher exam. It combines an overview of the course syllabus with advice from top experts on how to improve exam performance, so you have the best chance of success. - Revise confidently with up-to-date guidance tailored to the latest SQA assessment changes - Refresh your knowledge with comprehensive, tailored subject notes - Prepare for the exam with top tips and hints on revision techniques - Get your best grade with advice on how to gain those vital extra marks

At Home with Simon Wood - Fine Dining Made Simple (Hardcover): Simon Wood At Home with Simon Wood - Fine Dining Made Simple (Hardcover)
Simon Wood
R581 R453 Discovery Miles 4 530 Save R128 (22%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

'At Home With Simon Wood' is the first cook book from the 2015 MasterChef Champion. It showcases Simon's unique approach to fine dining at home and shares his tips, tricks and signature recipes to take your home cooking to the next level. The chef shares tips, tricks and signature recipes that will take your home cooking to the next level, including everything from how to maximise flavours and textures, to plating to perfection. Wanting to share his journey, and more importantly his food with the rest of the world, `At Home With Simon Wood' is a lesson in making the very best out of your ingredients. It's all about attention to detail and learning those crucial few tricks that can turn a simple dish into something extraordinary. With a specific section dedicated to extra flourishes that can take your dish to the next level plus super salads, perfect pasta, gluten-free goodness, fabulous fish, poultry, meat, vegetarian dishes and plenty of sweet things to finish it all off, you'll have everything covered here to create anything from a full tasting menu to a simple dinner for two.

Sneaker Freaker. The Ultimate Sneaker Book (Hardcover): Simon Wood Sneaker Freaker. The Ultimate Sneaker Book (Hardcover)
Simon Wood 2
R1,302 R946 Discovery Miles 9 460 Save R356 (27%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Back in 2002, Simon "Woody" Wood was dreaming up schemes to get free sneakers. Two weeks later, he was the proud owner of Sneaker Freaker and his life was never the same. From its early roots as a punk-style fanzine to today's super-slick print and online operations, the fiercely independent publication has documented every collab, custom, limited edition, retro reissue, Quickstrike, Hyperstrike, and Tier Zero sneaker released over the last 15 years. Woody's original premise that Sneaker Freaker would be "funny and serious, meaningful and pointless at the same time" has certainly been vindicated in The Ultimate Sneaker Book. With more than 650 pages jam-packed with insider knowledge and his own irreverent observations, the insane historical detail and otaku-level minutiae is beyond obsessive. Traversing 100 years of history, each chapter paints a rollicking picture of the sneaker industry's evolution. Air Max, Air Force, Adi Dassler, Converse, Kanye, Dapper Dan, Dee Brown, Michael Jordan, and Yeezy-along with obscure treasures like Troop, Airwalk, and Vision Street Wear-are all exhaustively documented. This is a definitive source of knowledge. This is... The Ultimate Sneaker Book!

Starter for 10 (Blu-ray disc): James McAvoy, Catherine Tate, Simon Woods, Alice Eve, Charles Dance, Rebecca Hall, James Corden Starter for 10 (Blu-ray disc)
James McAvoy, Catherine Tate, Simon Woods, Alice Eve, Charles Dance, …
R203 Discovery Miles 2 030 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Coming-of-age comedy drama set in the mid-1980s, starring James McAvoy as working-class Essex boy Brian Jackson, who navigates his way through his first year at Bristol University and struggles to achieve his long-held ambition to appear on the TV quiz show Univeristy Challenge. Comedienne Catherine Tate co-stars as Brian's smothering single mum.

Starter for 10 (DVD): James McAvoy, Catherine Tate, Simon Woods, Alice Eve, Charles Dance, Rebecca Hall, James Corden Starter for 10 (DVD)
James McAvoy, Catherine Tate, Simon Woods, Alice Eve, Charles Dance, …
R104 Discovery Miles 1 040 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Coming-of-age comedy drama set in the mid-1980s, starring James McAvoy as working-class Essex boy Brian Jackson, who navigates his way through his first year at Bristol University and struggles to achieve his long-held ambition to appear on the TV quiz show Univeristy Challenge. Comedienne Catherine Tate co-stars as Brian's smothering single mum.

New Higher History: Migration and Empire 1830-1939 (Paperback): Simon Wood New Higher History: Migration and Empire 1830-1939 (Paperback)
Simon Wood
R598 Discovery Miles 5 980 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The New Higher History series offers a full-colour, topic-based approach to the revised Higher History syllabus. Covering all of the main issues within each topic area, this series includes investigative techniques, use of evidence and a variety of activities to enable students to develop the necessary skills to tackle both essay-based and source-based questions successfully. New Higher History: Migration and Empire 1830-1939 provides comprehensive coverage of this source-based Unit offered in Paper 2 of the course. The core issues within the topic are fully explored, preparing students for the short response questions in the external examination. This book investigates the population movement and social and economic change in Scotland and abroad, looking at: - the development of industrialisation and urbanisation in Scotland due to economic changes - the impact of economic, social, cultural and political factors on internal migration and emigration and whether these were push or pull factors - the immigrant experience, arising issues of identity and the reaction of Scots to their arrival, in particular the Irish (Protestant and Catholic), Jewish, Lithuanian and Italian migrants - Scotland's economic, cultural and religious impact on the empire nations due to immigration to Canada, Australia, New Zealand and India in particular - the impact of migration and empire on Scotland by 1939 and the social, cultural and economic changes which resulted - the significance of migration and empire for Scottish identity.

Morrissey In Conversation (Paperback, 2nd edition): Simon Woods Morrissey In Conversation (Paperback, 2nd edition)
Simon Woods
R424 R335 Discovery Miles 3 350 Save R89 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

As an interview subject, Steven Patrick Morrissey has made barbed observations about modern culture for more than three decades. As renowned for his elegantly waspish interviews as for his celebrated song lyrics, his wit and vitriol are finally brought together in a long overdue collection of interviews. Chronologically touching all the major points of his career, "Morrissey in Conversation: The Essential Interviews" comprises the most famous statements of Britain s greatest and least likely rock'n'roll star. The resurgence of Morrissey demonstrates how transient fashion can never truly eclipse a great maverick. All is contained within these pages: the groundbreaking days of the Smiths; the early solo triumphs; the hurtful ostracism by the music press that once lionized him; his return after years in the commercial wilderness. As much an archivist of British cultural life as a pop star, this collection preserves for posterity Morrissey s love of literary figures like Oscar Wilde, his fetish for late '50s/early '60s icons, reflections on his (a)sexuality, his militant vegetarianism, and his sardonic salvos against mediocrity in all its forms. Includes contributions from Neil McCormick, Simon Garfield, Biba Kopf, Max Bell, Dylan Jones, Mat Snow, Steven Daly, Stuart Maconie, Andrew Harrison, Will Self, Lynn Barber, Keith Cameron, Andrew Male and Paul Morley. All bear witness to this most singular talent, the modern pop song s chronicler of loneliness, perversity and an English working-class sensibility, now lost.

101 Wine FAQs - The Answers to the Questions That People Ask About Wine (Paperback): Simon Woods 101 Wine FAQs - The Answers to the Questions That People Ask About Wine (Paperback)
Simon Woods
R296 Discovery Miles 2 960 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Hot Seat (Paperback): Simon Wood Hot Seat (Paperback)
Simon Wood
R365 Discovery Miles 3 650 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Things are looking good for Aidy Westlake following events from Did Not Finish. He's Pit Lane magazine's Young Driver of the Year, which has earned him a drive in the European Saloon Car Championship. But his good fortune ends at a race car show when he discovers Jason Gates, a mechanic from a rival team, with his throat cut. The murder sets off a disturbing chain reaction - someone is breaking the rules in the ranks of saloon car racing, on and off the track. What They Are Saying About Hot Seat: "Watch Aidy get into one jam after the next." - Kirkus "You can't stop reading." - Booklist "Racing scenes enliven the action as Aidy tries to extricate himself from trouble by trapping a killer." - Publishers Weekly "High octane thrills all the way, with an especially exciting grand finale " - Book 'Em Mysteries

Did Not Finish (Paperback): Simon Wood Did Not Finish (Paperback)
Simon Wood
R362 Discovery Miles 3 620 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

The first book in the Aidy Westlake mystery series set in the high-octane world of motor racing - When Derek Deacon threatens to kill Alex Fanning, his championship rival, rookie driver Aidy Westlake doesn't put much stock in it - it's typical of the intense competitiveness and aggression in their world. But when Fanning dies after making contact with Deacon's car during a race, a conspiracy ensues: the TV coverage is edited and the police wind up the investigation without interviewing witnesses. Compelled to prove Deacon is the murderer, Aidy pushes for the truth and is drawn into a world of fraud, organized crime and murder.

Our Homes - The Story Of (Paperback): Simone Woods Our Homes - The Story Of (Paperback)
Simone Woods
R454 Discovery Miles 4 540 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

A Fantastic Gift for any Home Owner

Our Homes is a journal in which you keep a treasured record of your family's homes, all in the one journal.

It's a journal you take with you from home to home, enabling you over the years to build a wonderful record of the homes you have lived in for your family to remember.

The journal contains chapters for each home. They contain space for: The homes address The dates you moved in and out Why you moved here Improvements or changes you made to the house and garden The thing you liked best about living here Best memories and memorable events Why you are leaving the house Where you are moving to Plenty of blank pages for photographs and keepsakes.

The journal is a perfect gift for house warmings and weddings, and would be equally appreciated as a birthday or Christmas present-for someone else or yourself.

Team it with its companion journal "This House" -the journal that belongs to the home. You, as the current owners, have custodianship of it and the pleasure of completing one chapter. You leave the journal as a gift to the new owners; providing a tangible link between past and present-giving a peek into its history and a glimpse into the stories of those who have loved the house in their turn. (Also available on Amazon).

This House - The story of (Paperback): Simone Woods This House - The story of (Paperback)
Simone Woods
R454 Discovery Miles 4 540 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

A Fantastic Gift for any Home Owner

The journal belongs to the home. The current owners have custodianship of it and the pleasure of completing one chapter. When they leave the journal is left as a gift to the new owners.

The journal's purpose is to provide a tangible link between the current owners and those who have previously made the house their home-giving a peek into its history, and a glimpse into the stories of those who have loved the house in their turn.

The journal contains chapters for each owner to complete. They contain space for: Your family name The dates you moved in and out Why you moved here Improvements or changes you made to the house and garden The thing you liked best about living here Best memories and memorable events Why you are leaving the house Where you are moving to Plenty of blank pages for photographs and keepsakes.

The journal is a perfect gift for house warmings and weddings, and would be equally appreciated as a birthday or Christmas present-for someone else or yourself.

Team it with its companion journal "Our Homes" -the journal that stays with you as you move from house to house, allowing you to build a history of your own family properties. (Also available on Amazon).

Asking For Trouble (Paperback): Simon Wood Asking For Trouble (Paperback)
Simon Wood
R309 Discovery Miles 3 090 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

The road to crime begins with a single decision-the wrong one. Not every decision belongs to the criminally minded. Some belong to the ill-informed, the weak and the plain unlucky. In these tales, trouble isn't an indiscriminate force of nature. It's a manmade occurrence that comes when called upon. In Making Ends Meet, Richard is so tired of supporting his deadbeat in-laws that he decides he's going to cut them out of his life-for good. Jamie Lassen is just Protecting The Innocent when he tells Chris Forbes to stop dating his sister. A Fender Bender with a drug dealer's car puts Todd in hock with the mob and a kingpin makes Todd responsible for a much larger debt. The Taskmasters picked Matt out just at the right time. Tired of his dead-end life, he was looking for someone to help him turn his life around. These tales and others prove that ASKING FOR TROUBLE is a case of good intentions gone bad and bad intentions gone worse. Praise for Simon Wood: "He writes like a dark demented angel." - Ken Bruen, author of PRIEST "Simon Wood packs his books with suspense, surprises & superb storytelling." - Ed Gorman, author of SLEEPING DOGS "Wood's ability to spin the commonplace into the quirky and then into the deadly puts me in mind of Roald Dahl's gift for the same." - The Drowning Machine "Simon Wood offers a literary roller coaster ride that thrills and terrifies on every page." - Sean Chercover, author of TRIGGER CITY "When Simon Wood is at the wheel, hang on for a page turner." -Chris Grabenstein, author of HELL HOLE "A supremely gifted writer." - Jason Pinter, author of THE MARK "Simon Wood is the 'Gary Oldman' of mystery fiction." -Tony Broadbent, author of THE SMOKE

Lowlifes (Paperback): Simon Wood, Robert Pratten Lowlifes (Paperback)
Simon Wood, Robert Pratten
R231 Discovery Miles 2 310 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

San Francisco Detective Larry Hayes thinks he's hit bottom when he wakes up in an alley after a bad trip with no memory of the last four hours. This is only the beginning of his problems. Two blocks away, Hayes' informant, a homeless man named Noble Jon, lies dead, beaten and stabbed. The eerie pangs of guilt seep into Hayes. Is he Jon's killer? The mounting evidence says so. Hayes mounts his own investigation to stay one step ahead of murder charge and disappears amongst the city's homeless community.

Death's Dominion: Ethics at the End of Life (Paperback, Ed): Simon Woods Death's Dominion: Ethics at the End of Life (Paperback, Ed)
Simon Woods
R1,259 Discovery Miles 12 590 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

""I enjoyed reading this book very much. It is very readable and well argued using real life cases and thought experiments as well The book provides the reader with a short history of and an overview of the most important issues in modern palliative care. Various theoretical discussions are clearly set out, such as: the relationship between the hospice movement and modern palliative care, between palliative care and health care in general, between palliative sedation and euthanasia, and the question whether euthanasia can be part of palliative care. The author starts with exploring the existing debates and then develops his own arguments in a balanced and well-structured way."
. Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy"

. . ""The text of this book is accessible, the philosophical and ethical arguments are clearly articulated, and relevant ethical principles are integrated into the critique of the issues, making this a very useful book for nurses working in palliative as well as in general care."
. Nursing Ethics"

. . ""It is crucially important for any student or researcher who is seriously considering. ethical and policy matters at the end of life to embrace and tackle intellectually the issues that Woods raises in this book. I would happily recommend it."
. Journal of Medical Ethics"

. . What constitutes a good death?. Is it possible to arrange a good death? . Is killing compatible with caring?. . This book looks at death and the issues and ethical dilemmas faced at the end of life. It addresses the central issues in the field such as: . . Withholding and withdrawing treatment. Euthanasia and assisted suicide. Terminal sedation. The role of autonomy. Palliative care. .Drawing on a philosophical framework, the author explores end-of-life issues in order to reflect on the nature of the good death and how this may be achieved. The book considers whether it is permissible or desirable to influence the quality of dying: offering palliative sedation as a possible alternative to terminal sedation, the argument is extended to examine why some forms of assisted dying can be shown to be compatible with the ideas of palliative care.

. . Consideration is also given to future developments such as life extension techniques and the ethical questions that that these techniques might raise. As such, the book follows in the ongoing philosophical tradition to critique and analyse current thought on the topic of death, encouraging self-reflection in the reader and offering suggestions for practice in end-of-life care.

. . "Deaths Dominion" is key reading for students and professionals involved in care of the dying, as well as those with an interest in the philosophical issues surrounding end-of-life care..

Hansard (Paperback): Simon Woods Hansard (Paperback)
Simon Woods
R315 R253 Discovery Miles 2 530 Save R62 (20%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Hansard; noun
The official report of all parliamentary debates.

It's a summer's morning in 1988 and Tory politician Robin Hesketh has returned home to the idyllic Cotswold house he shares with his wife of 30 years, Diana. But all is not as blissful as it seems. Diana has a stinking hangover, a fox is destroying the garden, and secrets are being dug up all over the place. As the day draws on, what starts as gentle ribbing and the familiar rhythms of marital sparring quickly turns to blood-sport.

A witty and devastating new play.

Hansard premiered at the National Theatre, London, in August 2019.

Saving Grace (Paperback): Simon Wood Saving Grace (Paperback)
Simon Wood
R396 R374 Discovery Miles 3 740 Save R22 (6%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Trouble & Strife - Crime Stories Inspired by Cockney Rhyming Slang (Paperback): Simon Wood Trouble & Strife - Crime Stories Inspired by Cockney Rhyming Slang (Paperback)
Simon Wood
R353 R287 Discovery Miles 2 870 Save R66 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
The Time Goblin (Paperback): Simon Woods The Time Goblin (Paperback)
Simon Woods; Illustrated by Ralph Platt
R266 Discovery Miles 2 660 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
The Fall Guy (Paperback): Simon Wood The Fall Guy (Paperback)
Simon Wood
R255 Discovery Miles 2 550 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Sick Things - An Anthology of Extreme Creature Horror (Paperback): John Shirley, Simon Wood Sick Things - An Anthology of Extreme Creature Horror (Paperback)
John Shirley, Simon Wood; Edited by Cheryl Mullenax
R418 Discovery Miles 4 180 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Comet Press presents the ultimate collection of extreme creature horror with 17 deviant and gore-soaked stories featuring demons, cannibals, mutants, golems, werewolves, and many more vile creatures. Brace yourself for a wild and bestial ride in these disturbing tales of Sick Things. Over-endowed aliens invade earth with one purpose: to mate with human females. A filmmaker documents a devil worshipping blood cult--and becomes the main subject. A farmer with an unnatural affection for his livestock gets a special gift when his wife is bitten by a werewolf. An employee finds his new boss sexy and attractive--and so do the flys. An obese, bed-ridden woman is given a pill to help her lose weight, with gag-inducing consequences. Pissed off, flesh-eating cows take over a dairy farm. A musician returns from the dead to avenge his wife's murder, with the help of a mysterious black possum. The Allies find a secret weapon: a monstrous blob with an insatiable appetite for dead human flesh. A chef creates his ultimate dish: an anatomically correct golem made out of leftovers. A mythical demon preys on unsuspecting college girls. A morbid, mouth-watering retelling of Hansel and Gretel. And many more

Dragged Into Darkness (Standard format, CD): Simon Wood Dragged Into Darkness (Standard format, CD)
Simon Wood; Read by Luke Daniels, Amy McFadden
R454 R419 Discovery Miles 4 190 Save R35 (8%) Out of stock

People spend their entire lives staving off the dark ? but no matter the measures taken, black paths and shadowy pits lurk in the unlikeliest of places, waiting to pull the unwary into the depths of despair. These eleven tales offer a morbid sampling of the many forms and fashions of terror ? from the subtle prickling of neck hairs at the kiss of a ghostly breeze to the raw-throated screams and feverish clawing of a desperate fight for survival. Witness eleven people torn from their ordinary lives and cast into twisted realities that test their sanity, faith, and very will to live? A pilot must land a crippled aircraft on an impossible runway? A doctor feels far too much sympathy for his deformed patients? A schoolgirl's secret contract could cost her mother's soul? A woman whose pack rat obsessions hide the obscene? For these and seven others, the darkness comes from within and without, subtle, deadly?and relentless.

Terminated (Standard format, CD): Simon Wood Terminated (Standard format, CD)
Simon Wood; Read by Emily Beresford
R458 R423 Discovery Miles 4 230 Save R35 (8%) Out of stock

For Gwen Farris, the nightmare commences with the flash of a knife in a darkened parking lot? That's where Stephen Tarbell begins to exact his revenge against her for giving him a poor performance evaluation, for getting the promotion he believed was rightly his, and for being the woman who finally drove him over the edge. The threat escalates to an onslaught of physical and psychological intimidation so relentless that it threatens to destroy everything Gwen holds dear. And with the authorities unable?or unwilling?to help, Gwen has to take on Tarbell herself. But how do you stop a madman whose hatred knows no limit? In a world where workplace insecurity meets violent obsession, only one thing is certain: someone's going to get terminated.

Accidents Waiting to Happen (MP3 format, CD): Simon Wood Accidents Waiting to Happen (MP3 format, CD)
Simon Wood; Read by James Langton
R230 R214 Discovery Miles 2 140 Save R16 (7%) Out of stock
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