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If you have ever experienced the exhilarating pleasure of seeing a brilliant, iridescent jewel quivering and darting amongst the flowers of a lush forest in South America, or even someone’s garden just off LA’s Rodeo Drive as was the scene of my first hummingbird encounter, you may already be hoo

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Censoring Queen Victoria illuminates how the great queen produced a torrent of correspondence, writing two and a half thousand words every single day of her adult life.

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Mary, Madeleine and Pamela Wyndham were the daughters of bohemian and free-spirited parents who allowed them to develop intellectually and emotionally to become celebrated figures of the late Victorian era.

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For at least a decade under Putin’s rule, Russia has seemed like a sinister overlord grinning crookedly down over Europe, though quiet enough about the exact detail of its operation to bother too many outside its borders.

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When 27-year-old Gideon Lewis-Kraus finds himself in Berlin flittering away his time without any real sense of direction, he seeks something more serious, more focused, more directional: pilgrimage.

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When a struggling writer takes a job proof editing the newsletter of a renowned gourment deli owner, he becomes intrigued by the passion for what is described as the world's most exclusive – and expensive – cheese.

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The four walls that constitute the modern house and all of the components that go into making a home are something that we regularly take for granted.

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J H Brennan explores the relationship of man and the spirit world from prehistory to the present day in Whisperers.

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‘The moral sense, or conscience, is as much a part of man as his leg or arm.’ Thus said Thomas Jefferson, and it is this concept of an ingrained moral compass that Paul Bloom, Professor of Psychology at Yale University, uses to explore the origins and development of morality in babies and adults

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