Hobbies

Hobbies

Hobbies

Hobbies

Hobbies and Pastimes from chess to cheesemaking, magic tricks to card games.

Neither talent without instruction,
nor instruction without talent can
produce the perfect craftsman.
- Vitruvius

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PCs FOR DUMMIES: 11th edition
DAN GOOKIN    Book Number: 82167
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The world of computer technology moves at breakneck speed and this vintage 2007 issue in the invaluable "Dummies" series stops with Vista, which is no longer supported by Microsoft. But the book ne...
MAZE HOP TIME TRAVEL: 48 Mazes Equals One Giant Maze!
ANNA BRETT    Book Number: 85286
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With answers given at the back, big colourful and brilliant design learning history and natural history along the way and stretching brains for all ages through these marvellous mazes. Help George...
MENSA BRAIN TRAINING PUZZLE CARDS
MENSA THE HIGH IQ SOCIETY    Book Number: 85291
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60 large colourful puzzle cards measuring 4" x 6" approx. in a dispenser with answers on the reverse. Practise your puzzle-solving abilities as you work your way through the cards on your own. Al...
EDGAR ALLAN POE'S PUZZLES FROM BEYOND THE GRAVE
JASON WARD    Book Number: 86044
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Following an entire lifetime of ill-advised decisions, it was the one made just prior to his bizarre and still unexplained death in October 1849 that did for the reputation of Edgar Allan Poe. In a...
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE: A Search & Find Book
ILLUS. BY AMANDA ENRIGHT    Book Number: 86106
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Based on the original story by Jane Austen and retold by Sarah Powell, the enchanting illustrations are full of characters and objects to search for, find and follow. Discover the Bennet family at...
WORDSEARCH: Purrfect Puzzles
ARCTURUS PUBLISHING    Book Number: 86128
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A beautiful blue eyed tabby kitten in a colour photograph graces the front cover of this super new paperback, packed with 130 word search puzzles - meow! Find 18 words on themes like dances, occup...
LEARN TO DRAW BOATS
MOIRA HUNTLY    Book Number: 86074
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There is something so restful about a waterside scene, yet often the artist finds difficulty with boat shapes. This specialised publication begins with looking at tools and equipment and choosing ...
CHESS AND BRIDGE COMPLETE STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE
DAVID BIRD & JOHN SAUNDERS    Book Number: 86203
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Two of the most popular games worldwide for centuries, Chess and Bridge looks at a detailed history of the games played in the 17th century to contract bridge the game we know today. All the basic...
SPLIFFS: A Celebration of Cannabis Culture
NICK JONES    Book Number: 86170
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Stop hogging that joint! Skinning up, the Munchies, pipes, hot knives, homemade bongs, here is a serious and all-knowing look at the history and culture of cannabis. The wonder drug of choice ove...
WARGAMING ON A BUDGET
IAIN DICKIE    Book Number: 86396
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Constrained by money or space? Here is how to save money while enjoying the fascinating and growing hobby of wargaming. Written by the editor of Miniature Wargames magazine for 25 years, he cover...
DESKTOP BEACH VOLLEYBALL
RUNNING PRESS    Book Number: 86316
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Spike, bump and dig - from your desk! With little suction pads, a fold out sandy beach playing court measuring 12" x 19", a 3½" inflatable beach ball in red, turquoise, yellow and white, a beach v...
DESKTOP PING PONG
RUNNING PRESS & CHRIS STONE    Book Number: 86318
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Hit a top spin smash or play a deft backhand slice wherever you choose with this kit of an easy-to-assemble mini net, two mini rackets, one green one red, a mini ball and little suction pads. The ...
CAN'T BE ARSED
RICHARD WILSON    Book Number: 86435
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Sub-titled '101 Things Not to Do Before You Die' this is a companion to Don't Even Think About It code 86439 which also pokes fun at miserable old gits. Wilson is the TV producer behind Never Mind...
DON'T EVEN THINK ABOUT IT
RICHARD WILSON    Book Number: 86439
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Sub-titled '101 Dangerous Things Not to Do Before You Grow Old', Wilson is like the naughty kid poking the ant's nest with a stick. If you're sick of being told we are all unhappy nowadays, especi...
DISCOVERING BELLS AND BELLRINGING
JOHN CAMP    Book Number: 86544
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Calling all campanologists is the late John Camp, who first became interested in bell ringing in 1950s. His book is not a technical treatise on the art of ringing or bell sounding, but more a hist...
CLASSIC UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE QUIZ BOOK
STEVE TRIBE    Book Number: 86738
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Listen carefully. In 1901, the first Nobel Prizes were awarded for achievements in five fields. In which field did the Bank of Sweden launch a sixth Nobel in 1969? Three bonus questions on river...
COMEDY IN TRAGEDY
OFFSHOOT    Book Number: 86739
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Match the quotes with their modern translation, Sudoku, how will Iago find Desdemona's handkerchief in the maze? Which ones die a tragic death? Answer: Romeo, Macbeth, Brutus, Othello, Hamlet, An...
DON'T GROW UP BEING BENJAMIN BUTTON: Activity Book
OFFSHOOT    Book Number: 86745
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Benjamin Button was the man who grew young and you too can turn back the clock by surfing through these nature-themed pages. Using the old grey matter is a potent antidote to aging, here you can t...
ULTIMATE BICYCLE OWNER'S MANUAL
EBEN WEISS    Book Number: 86598
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AKA Bike Snob. An hilarious look at the ins and outs of bike culture, the book is sub-titled 'The Universal Guide to Bikes, Riding, and Everything for Beginner and Seasoned Cyclists.' Covers purc...
JURASSIC WORLD: Raptor Lab Book and Model
EGMONT PUBLISHING    Book Number: 86835
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The dinosaurs on Isla Nublar are facing extinction and the humans have to decide whether to leave them to their fate, so Claire and Owen join a covert recovery mission to save them before the volca...
GOBLINOIDS: How To Draw and Paint Goblins
SCOTT PURDY    Book Number: 87014
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The Bone Collector, Morbus Marrowmuncher, a mutant warrior, treasure hunter Nisky 'Bones' Finchleskip and the very rotund belly dancer Grundl Bumperdunce are among the orcs, mutant warriors, tramps...
HOW CAN I BE HAPPY? (AND OTHER CONUNDRUMS)
PAUL GRIFFITHS & M. ROBINSON    Book Number: 87105
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A special book about life's puzzling spiritual questions - who am I? If there is a God, what is he or she like? What happens after I die? How can I be happy? Why is there suffering in the world?...
SHERLOCK HOLMES ESCAPE BOOK:
ORMOND SACKER    Book Number: 87219
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Solve the puzzles to escape the pages! Disappear among riddles, codes and a Sherlock Holmes story. In this 'paper Escape Room', solving mysteries will take you on a journey through London, where Mo...
QUESTION TIME - A JOURNEY ROUND BRITIAN'S QUIZZES
MARK MASON    Book Number: 87271
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What is the last line of dialogue in The Italian Job? What type of food is sometimes made in Shanghai from deer placenta and in Mexico from cow stomach? What is the nickname of Scottish football te...
COMPLETE GUIDE TO PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPOSITION
TONY WOROBIEC    Book Number: 86741
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Enjoy the novel juxtaposition of shapes, tones and strangely diaphanous colours, experiment with seed pods and still life, find rhythm in your photography like the pattern of a simple rill in the s...
TAI CHI DVD
DUKE MARKETING    Book Number: 86956
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Of all the martial arts, here is your opportunity to discover and begin the gentler practice of the art of Tai Chi. This 107 minute colour DVD explains the fundamental principals of the discipline...
GREAT HOUDINI'S PUZZLE VAULT
TIM DEDOPULOS    Book Number: 87337
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Inspired by the astounding escapologist, here is a collection of mystifying puzzles as you try to escape from illusions and traps. Houdini escaped brutally heavy locks and chains while underwater,...
LAURIE HASTINGS' CATS: Pictura
LAURIE HASTINGS    Book Number: 87417
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A diorama (or is it panorama) of eight panels measuring A4 size of sleek cats, some on the move, one paddling in a lily pond, others peeping from foliage, one spread along a bench, kittens, one cat...
UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE: The Ultimate Questions
COMPILED BY STEVE TRIBE    Book Number: 87431
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Three bonus questions on censorship - "Bowdler's Family Shakespeare omits entirely the character of Doll Tearsheet, a prostitute, from which of Shakespeare's Histories?" Three bonus questions on p...
DC COMICS WONDER WOMAN COLOURING BOOK
WILLIAM MOULTON MARSTON    Book Number: 87436
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From the bright red and blue of Wonder Woman's costume to the rich greens and yellows of her homeland Themyscira, the adventures of this Amazonian Super Hero are awash in colour. Filled with class...
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