I often feel that reading historic fiction is my guilty book pleasure. But why should that be? My husband has jokingly referred to these kinds of books as “bodice-rippers” and I guess that’s what is at the heart of this feeling. But are these books merely titillating “chick lit”, or do they serve a legitimate purpose in our reading arsenal?
The waving tentacles of the octopus illustration in lovely tonal blues, the poppy fluoro pink, and the unconventional layout of the silver type, all contribute to making First, We Make the Beast Beautiful the trendiest looking self-help book I’ve ever come across.
What is going on with high fashion branding? Burberry is the latest to join the ranks of very expensive fashion brands competing for the “Most Generic Logo” crown. Let’s have a look at who else is on this bandwagon.
David Coles, founder and master paintmaker at Langridge Artist Colours, shares with us a selection of significant pigments of both past and present. Once I started flipping through it, I realised that not only is it stunning visually, it’s so very interesting. I had to have it!