To the casual observer, the great enlightened city of Edinburgh, home of no-nonsense philosophers and cream teas, might appear immune to the rollercoaster of strong emotions. But at 44 Scotland Street, as Matthew and Elspeth embark on the risky enterprise of married love, the raffish portrait painter Angus Lordie has a premonition of disaster.
And soon enough Irene Pollock is shocked to learn that her small son Bertie harbours a highly unsuitable ambition; the gloriously vain Bruce discovers a wrinkle and confronts rejection; and Angus finds himself facing the grave consequences of unbridled bliss, not to mention a large Glaswegian gangster bearing gifts ...
""Although this was originally written in the 70's, one can argue it's relevant today now more than ever. For both the beardless and bearded it's everything you could ask for when asking the question 'Should I grow a beard?'"" - Die On SetThe right beard, worn well, is a mark of virility, distinction, dash, and self-confidence. This witty and practical guide extols the pleasures and benefits of a well-covered chin, including heightened attention from women and increased social and professional respect. A great gift for the bearded as well as anyone interested in adopting the fashionable trend, this volume offers a gallery of styles to help the wearer find the one best suited to his face and personality. Experienced counsel on selecting, growing, and caring for beards includes shaving techniques-accompanied by advice for getting through the awkward growing-in phase with dignity-and tips on everything from grooming to eating and kissing.
Ages 4 to 8 years. This book is a delightful gift for the little ring bearer in your wedding. The author depicts the responsibility and the honour in being a ring bearer in a way that children and adults alike will cherish.
Imagine being told by someone who has passed away that your child is going to die, two years before it happens. You don't know how much more time you have with the child, which child it will be, or even how the child will die. Join author Paula L. Taylor as she shares her heartbreaking journey from pain to acceptance...
The GruffiesÂ® - a beary nice coloring book featuring illustrations by artist Ellen Jareckie, creator of the whimsical mice of House-Mouse DesignsÂ®. 20+ black and white images for you to creatively color.
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