The world of maths can seem mind-boggling, irrelevant and, let’s face it, boring. This groundbreaking book reclaims maths from the geeks. Mathematical ideas underpin just about everything in our lives: from the surprising geometry of the 50p piece to how probability can help you win in any casino. In search of weird and wonderful mathematical…
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PLEASE NOTE: This is an Audible version from Amazon.com as the paperback can only be found secondhand and is quite a rare find! (You can get this free from Audible if you sign up to Audible.) Richard and Bookey Peek hadn’t planned on adopting a warthog, any more than one would plan a tidal wave…
When Dervla Murphy was ten, she was given a bicycle and an atlas, and within days she was secretly planning a trip to India. At the age of thirty-one, in 1963, she finally set off and this book is based on the daily diary she kept while riding through Persia, Afghanistan and over the Himalayas…
Is That Bike Diesel, Mate?: One Man, One Bike and the First Lap Around Australia on Used Cooking Oil£6.78
When Carter eases off on the profanity and throttles up on the wit, he gets the chequered flag every time. The book is funny, entertaining and – for rev heads – informative. Sunday Herald Sun There is so much more to his stories than simply getting from A to B. If Carter can have a…
Classed as a classic from South Africa, Jock of the bushveld is about resourcefulness and survival and with his trusty companion Jock, a Staffordshire Bull Terrier. Their adventures are told through short stories as they make their way through South Africa’s gold mining era. Be enthralled, anguished and heartbroken in this amazing book. Quote: “Sonny, you kin…
Maintaining Momentum is a book about moving forward with your life. Aiming to achieve a goal in this world. It is not the book that will change your universe, it is a stepping stone to re-examine how we approach the world around us. As a Secondary School Teacher, Maurice began to realise that pupils were…
Looking for something battery free, that will take you on an adventure, AND had directions on how to get there? Look no further because you are on your way with this guide. National Geographic is world renowned for excellent work and this is no exception.
Only one thing left to say… Enjoy the trip!
The real stories behind the scenery of America’s national parks For twelve years, Andrea Lankford lived in the biggest, most impressive national parks in the world, working a job she loved. She chaperoned baby sea turtles on their journey to sea. She pursued bad guys on her galloping patrol horse. She jumped into rescue helicopters…
When 14-year-old Sophie encounters a mysterious mentor who introduces her to philosophy, mysteries deepen in her own life. Why does she keep getting postcards addressed to another girl? Who is the other girl? And who, for that matter, is Sophie herself? To solve the riddle, she uses her new knowledge of philosophy, but the truth…
Climate researcher David Kroodsma dreamed of bicycling down his driveway in Palo Alto, California, and pedaling for months until he reached the tip of South America. When he finally planned his trip, he wanted more than just adventure; he also wanted to raise awareness about the impacts of climate change on the countries he would…