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So you want to be a beekeeper?

Beekeeper

Beekeeping is a satisfying and practical contribution to the environment. With so many ways to get involved, it’s no wonder people are becoming enthused. Sometimes circumstances provide the bees and you simply have to dive in. If possible, however, take time to research beekeeping methods and learn the basics before investing in a beehive, tools and gear. You’ll want to consider which bees to choose, where the bees will be located, health and safety, your legal requirements, how much time you have, and what it means to be a responsible beekeeper. READ MORE

Catherine Milne on Getting a Job in Book Publishing

Words: Catherine Milne I can still vividly remember the moment when I knew I wanted to work in publishing.  It was after my first and only visit to my university careers service.  I’d finished my arts degree and was desperate for a job, any job. I spotted an ad for something called a National Education Representative at Penguin Books.  Right, I thought. I can do that. Whatever that is. READ MORE

How to Read More Books This Year

January 16, 2018 How to 0 Comments

Like any goal setting exercises, setting a goal of reading more books (and achieving that goal) is all about good time management - and a few handy tips which we'll share with you below. It doesn't matter if you work three jobs, have a family or you're training for a marathon - these tips will help even the busiest person to read more. READ MORE

Great Outdoors Reading Guide

We've put together two lists of books to get you outside, moving and seeing things this summer in our Great Outdoors Reading Guide. Have you caught the travel bug? Browse through our list for exotic inspirations to add to your bucket list, inspiring memoirs and even a guide on how to pack more efficiently. Or maybe you're after things to try from the comfort of your backyard? Scroll down to our backyard list to learn how to have a ripper of a BBQ, get a greener garden and a few alternative hobbies that may pique your interest. READ MORE

Updated Green Eggs and Ham

Have you always wondered what green eggs and ham from Dr Seuss' classic picture book of the same name, would actually taste like? Well, wonder no longer! Kate Young has re-imagined Green Eggs and Ham as a delicious, fresh and easy breakfast option in her Little Library Cookbook, which captures the magic and wonder of the meals enjoyed by some of our best-loved fictional characters.  READ MORE

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