Waterfalls of Stars recounts the author’s ten years spent as a warden on isolated Skomer, caring for the Island’s important bird and seal populations, dealing with periods of isolation and hardship. This is an inspiring and entertaining book, the perfect read for anyone in need of an escape.
<p>In <em>Dark Land, Dark Skies</em>, astronomer Martin Griffiths subverts conventional astronomical thought by eschewing the classical naming of constellations and investigating Welsh and Celtic naming. Ancient peoples around the world placed their own myths and legends in the heavens, though these have tended to become lost...
<p><strong>‘Dark and rich, The Women of Versailles is filled with political intrigue, sexual awakening, and the roots of revolution.’ – Peggy Riley</strong></p><p> </p><p>In <em>The Women of Versailles</em>, the narrative slips between the decadent world...