The Grand Finale Of British Steam - English Branch Lines and BywaysBranch lines and secondary routes have always had a special appeal. This programme recalls many such English byways in films made in the 1950s and 60s. The railways portrayed ran through landscapes which ranged from the green and pleasant shires of rural England to the very heart of the Metropolis. Among the routes featured are:
The year of 1968 was a pivotal year in a period of great change and with the march of so-called progress that included man being a matter of months away from walking on the moon the time was up for steam.
The GREAT BRITISH BUMPER BOOK OF FUN is filled with entertainment to keep any bored child busy. Full of colouring, doodling, puzzling and much more besides with a selection of brilliant things to make and do with simple step-by-step instructions to follow all themed around the British Isles. Colour in Big Ben, spot the odd one out at Edinburgh Zoo and follow the maze to the waterfall in the
In 1868, the first ever documented bicycle race was held in a Paris park, and to the locals chagrin, was won by a Briton. Yet while cycling culture became ingrained in continental European culture, riders this side of the Channel were engaged in constant battles with the authorities to pursue their sport - road racing was in fact banned as early as 1890. Its rise in popularity over the past 150
Step aboard the gleaming carriages of the Belmond British Pullman, part of the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express collection, adorned in umber and cream livery. Stewards, in their immaculate uniforms, welcome you on board the train. Experience the Golden Age of Travel on a very special steam hauled excursion. Relive a magical moment in history whilst enjoying a five course lunch with champagne and wine
Great British Bike Rides is a celebration of British road cycling. Author Dave Barter brings together 40 of the best road rides in England, Scotland and Wales, searching out the countrys most celebrated routes, toughest climbs and most scenic roads. The rides are challenging, they are adventurous, and they are quintessentially British - tackle the classic Fred Whitton in the English Lake
The Grand Budapest Hotel is a British-German comedy-drama film written and directed by Wes Anderson and tells the story of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between WW1 and WW2 and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his most trusted protg... An all-star cast including Ralph Fiennes, Adrien Brody, Jeff Goldblum, Jude Law, Bill Murray, Edward Norton, Tilda Swinton
The Great British Tuck Shop Book - The ultimate book of sweetie nostalgia, with a foreword by sweet aficionado Jonathan Ross. But A Quarter Of doesn`t sell books! (we hear you shout). No, but we had to sell this one. You see, it`s brilliant, and encapsulates all the amazing nostalgia of the sweets (and other things!) of our youth. Open this book and you`re instantly transported to the Great
Safari: A Photicular Book.This stunning book is not only a great read, it also brings the beautiful animals to life, using an amazing thing called Photicular Photography. Using a special lens and photograph, when the image is moved up and down, the animal appears to move.The book is packed with information covering lots of safari animals. The stunning 3D moving images cover a Cheetah, Lion,
Rob Temples hilarious new book reveals all the ways in which we are a nation of socially awkward but well-meaning oddballs, struggling to make it through every day without apologising to an inanimate object.
A colourful celebration of some of the things that put the Great into Britain, in a wonderful collage you will love to assemble. Manufactured by Falcon, this 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle will surely brighten your day, and you will discover many gorgeous landscapes and lovely details as you recreate the picture, piece by piece. Standing out with their bold red colour, a double-decker bus, a telephone
Founded in 1947 by Trevor Wilkinson, TVR (originally known as Trevcar Motors) was an independent British manufacturer of sports cars. The pride of Blackpool, for more than 65 years TVR produced classic models such as the Griffith, Cerbera, Tuscan and Sagaris, all of which are celebrated on this PistonHeads design. This is original art inspired by TVR. It is unofficial and in no way associated
A perfect maintenance starter set, this Book of Tools is ideal for those who want to take small repairs into their own hands. The practical book design helps with storage of the tools while not looking out of place in a book shelf no need for a garage! Contains 4 screwdrivers, 4 carbon steel sockets, 3 flat head bits, 2 cross head bits and 1 ratchet. LB Features: Book of Tools Tool box in
Our amusing and unpredictable Sumo wrestlers are poised and ready to force their opponent from the ring. Cast in rich, antique brown volcanic ash and weatherproofed for indoor or outdoor use. Product Features: Materials: Crushed basalt and cement Finish: Antique Weatherproofed Rubberized base Dimensions: Sumo 1: 7 inches x 3.5 inches x 6.5 inches Sumo 2: 7.5 inches
After creating the immortal animated feature the jungle book in 1967, Disney retells Rudyard Kiplings classic short-story collection as a live-action movie. An adventure for all the family exploring the journey of a young boy raised by wolves who must survive among animals in the jungle. This photo-real immersive environment & its iconic characters are brought to life through a combination of
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Nubs, an Iraqi dog of war book, never had a home or a person of his own. He was the leader of a pack of wild dogs living off the land and barely surviving. But Nubss life changed when he met Marine Major Brian Dennis. The two formed a fast friendship, made stronger by Denniss willingness to share his meals, offer a warm place to sleep, and give Nubs the kind of care and attention he had never
\This totally new circular system allows your indoor cat to safely navigate the great outdoors... up, down, around and around and around. Your cats will never get enough! Designed to allow your cats the ability to run uninterrupted to their hearts content without having to stop at the end of the enclosure, turn around then run off again. The Kittywalk Grand Prix is great for either one cat or can
If youve got a wild side then these are the Crown Joules for you. Featuring a whole host of animals from stags to horses and dogs to pigs. Crafted from super soft cotton that contains a little stretch for a lot of comfort.
At Zukes they understand that a high protein diet supports strength, vitality, and performance. Thats why they created Zukes Z-Filets Select Slices of Premium Meat Venison. At over 80% pure venison, theyre lean, wholesome and delicious - big time support for strong muscles and sturdy bones. But be warned, with all the extra energy protein provides, your dog may knock you over with impromptu
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