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Fashion Sewing Brand BurdaStyle Launches UK Ecommerce Business

BurdaStyle UK home site features sewing and dressmaking patterns, digital downloads, fabrics, threads and more Global creative fashion brand BurdaStyle has launched a UK ecommerce business in partnership with F+W Media International. The launch follows the announcement earlier in the year

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RUCraft to rebrand as Stitch Craft Create

RUCraft has announced that it is to rebrand as Stitch Craft Create to offer its customers an improved online craft experience. RUCraft was launched in 2008 and quickly established itself as one of the UK’s leading online craft stores, winning

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New Website offers Online Education for Creative Professionals

Rapid changes in technology have affected almost all areas of industry over the last decade: publishing, music, retail, television, business – and education has never been far behind… The dramatic rise in online education in recent years has shown that

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New BBC Radio 4 series for Memories of Britain Past author Juliet Gardiner

Juliet Gardiner, historian, broadcaster and author of Memories of Britain Past (Reader’s Digest, RRP £19.99), is presenting a new ten-part series on BBC Radio 4, ‘The History of the Future‘. The first episode is broadcast at 1.45pm on Monday 10th

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Keeping up with the Queen – New book ‘Reader’s Digest & the Royals’ offers an as-it-happened look at the Royal Family

Readers Digest and the Royals with a forward from Jennie Bond

With a foreword from former royal correspondent Jennie Bond, new book Reader’s Digest & the Royals (RRP £9.99; ISBN 978-1-78020-100-9) celebrates the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee with a commemorative collection of articles chronicling history as it happened. From the Royal tour

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Never Mind the Quantocks in Wanderlust Magazine


Wanderlust Magazine’s April edtion is available now featuring a fabulous interview with our favourite rambling man, Mr. Stuart Maconie.  The writer behind new release, Never Mind the Quantocks, talks about the book and how country walking has been such a

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Extraordinary Weather Featured in Metro

Extraordinary Weather by Richard Hamblyn

Great spread of the Extraordinary Weather book in today’s Metro. Extraordinary Weather book shows stunning photos of extreme sights Snowdrifts as tall as a telegraph pole and cars encrusted in impenetrable ice – these are just some of the examples

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Smokestack Writing in New Book Amazing & Extraordinary Facts -The Steam Age

Amazing & Extraordinary Facts: Steam Age

More than just trains, respected transport author Julian Holland explores the full scope of the steam engine’s contribution to the industrial age in new book Amazing & Extraordinary Facts: The Steam Age (ISBN: 9781446301937; RRP £9.99). Each page delves into

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In the Eye of the Storm: 100 Breath taking photos in new book Extraordinary Weather

Extraordinary Weather by Richard Hamblyn

Discover the amazing world of freak weather with this incredible collection of truly breathtaking weather phenomena from the Met Office and the author of Extraordinary Clouds, Richard Hamblyn. ‘The weather is a very British obsession,’ explains Rob Varley, Met Office

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