A Paperback edition by Simon Whaley in English (Jun 4, 2018)
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Instantly acquire all the knowledge you need to pass as an expert in the world of canine canniness. Never again confuse your BARF with your bite, your BAER with your bark, or your... Read more
Instantly acquire all the knowledge you need to pass as an expert in the world of canine canniness. Never again confuse your BARF with your bite, your BAER with your bark, or your British bulldog with your Bavarian boarhound. Bask in the admiration of your fellow dog lovers as you pronounce confidently on the evolution of the family known as Canidae and hold your own against the most dogmatic of self-professed dog professionals.
Bluffer's Guide To Dogs Paperback edition by Simon Whaley
At the age of 14, Simon Whaley wrote to the playwright and author Alan Bleasdale to ask his advice about becoming a writer. `Don't', replied Bleasdale. `Become a brain surgeon instead. It's easier.' Fortified by these encouraging words, Simon went to work for Barclays Bank for eight years, followed by a stint in local government. None of these career paths led to an obvious future as a writer, or even as the bestselling author of a number of books on dogs, but he got there eventually. His literary pedigree includes One Hundred Muddy Paws for Thought, and One Hundred Ways for a Dog to Train Its Human.
Written by experts and offering readers the opportunity to pass off appropriated knowledge as their own, the Bluffer's Guides provide hard fact masquerading as frivolous observation in one witty, easy read.
The Complete Article Writer began life as a series of eight step-by-step workshops that took delegates through the process of creating a publishable article. In book format its aim is the same: to show you how to get from a potential idea to a finished article written for a specific readership.The Complete Article Writer explores:- article ideas: generating ideas and maximising their potential-...
Instantly acquire all the knowledge you need to pass as an expert in the world of ?shing. Know what to say, what not to say, what to do on the water, what to do in the water, and what excuses to make if you can't put a lugworm on a hook or take a 12lb rainbow off one. Never again confuse a bone?sh with a kipper, a PVA bag with a popper, or a gozzer with a Hairy Mary. Above all, know exactly how to...
Ten Teatime Tales is a collection of short stories by Simon Whaley, all of which have been previously published in UK and Australian magazines, and are ideal for taking some time out to read with a relaxing cup of tea (or whatever your beverage of choice is).
Instantly acquire all the knowledge you need to pass as an expert in the world of chocolate. Never again confuse your Olmecs with your Aztecs, your xocoatl with your cacao, or your conching with your blooming. More importantly know the names of which chocolate makers and chocolatiers to drop into conversation to underline your choc-credentials....
Instantly acquire all the knowledge you need to pass as an expert in the world of etiquette and high society. Know what to say, what not to say, where to be seen, and what and what not to wear. Never again be found wanting when asked if someone is PLU or NQOCD, why port should be passed to the left, or how many air kisses you should aim at the proffered cheek of someone you barely know. Arm...
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