Wales Book of the Month
set in a highly topical location!
The first of a series based on the exploits of Welshman John Hughes, who founded a city in the Russian Empire, Hughesovka (now Donetsk, Ukraine).
Collier, Catrin; Accent Press; ISBN 9781783755240; £7.99.
Relish Wales Second Helping champions 25 of the very best restaurants and chefs in Wales, who offer their own unique take on the freshest and best local ingredients in over 100 recipes for you to create and try at home.
various; Relish Publications; ISBN 9780957537057; £20.
The book to go with the TV programme, it includes 5 full-size pattern sheets.
Evelegh, Tessa; Quadrille Publishing; ISBN 9781849494144; £25.
A comprehensive, illustrated study of the Welsh Pony over a century of its history. The origins of the beautiful breed are traced, and stories relating to key people in the field are told with enthusiasm. Over 120 colour and over 100 black-and-white illustrations.
Best, Tom; Medina Publishing Ltd; ISBN 9781909339026; £35.
John M. Morgan served on the railways for more than half a century. This is his detailed account of the impact of the railways on a south Wales village community and its surroundings, from the beginning of the 20th century until it's end. The book also covers the period the author spent doing his National Service in Egypt.
Morgan, John M.; Y Lolfa; ISBN 9781847718297; £7.95.
Brunel and Bradshaw were close contemporaries. One became Britain's most celebrated engineer, while the other brought the experience of rail travel to the masses through his timetables and guide books. In this book Brunel-expert John Christopher presents Bradshaw's original account as a continuous journey from Swindon to Pembrokeshire. 159 photographs, diagrams and maps
Christopher, John; Amberely Publishing; ISBN 9781445621777; £14.99.
Discover how to upcycle to make unusual and unique homeware with Creating the Vintage Look. Here, Ellie Laycock shows you how you can make truly beautiful objects from things you might otherwise have thrown away.
Laycock, Ellie; CICO Books; ISBN 9781782490425; £12.99.
Jema Emilly Ladybird Hewitt; F&W Publications Inc; ISBN 9781440308383; £14.99.
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