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Childbirth without Fear: The Principles and Practice of Natural Childbirth
Childbirth without Fear: The Principles and Practice of Natural Childbirth
by Grantly Dick-Read
Edition: Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars A comprehensive Guide, 25 Jan 2014
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A comprehensive guide rooted in common sense and science. This book stands the test of time and is a refreshing insightful read.

Share: The Cookbook That Celebrates Our Common Humanity
Share: The Cookbook That Celebrates Our Common Humanity
by Alison Oakervee
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £12.50

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5.0 out of 5 stars A wonderful book for everyone to enjoy!, 28 May 2013
This book is fantastic! It's great to have a good cookbook - and `Share' definitely is - that has lots of inventive recipes, but all of these recipes are cultural and also written to help WfWI.
The presentation of `Share' is perfectly laid out and, for a cookbook that was put together for a charity it is gorgeous. It resembles an arty scrapbook without too much glitz and has a very friendly appeal. It also doesn't seem too thought out but is very communicative and drew me in, a bit like a book would, because of how everything connected.
The great photography helped me to relate to what WfWI were doing, where and who they've helped. Generally all of these were very upbeat or there were positive outcomes at the end of the case studies (from a few of the women who became part of a community and took part in the classes offered). It showed how being informed of their rights and taking part in lessons like candle making or cooking, could really change some of the women's perspectives and forget about what may have happened in their past allowing them start building what can be a much better future!
There were maps and statistics to give me an idea of the reasons for `Share' but it was the case studies that really made this book really special. Its so meaningful and it was such a good idea to combine something like food, which we are all linked with, and the charity.
I would definitely recommend `Share' to anybody and it can be read for a number of reasons; if you like good recipes or if you are just interested in the charity! When you read this book you feel part of the community established by these amazing people.The quality was brilliant, all the pictures were beautiful and the recipes look really yummy.

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