Stockwin to Go!

Stockwin to Go!

by BigJules

Do take a wander through the Stockwin Shop; there are a number of new offerings and hopefully you’ll find the perfect gift for birthdays, Father’s Day, Christmas (yes, I know it’s months away but for early shoppers that’s one or two names crossed off the list…) – or your own library. I’m always happy to add a personal inscription on request and we can ship worldwide.

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Helpful hints for Building Regulations: from Welsh Oak Frame

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All homes must comply with the Building Regulations rules

For many self-builders, achieving planning permission or a rapidly diminishing budget can often be the cause of sleepless nights, but did you know that the design for your new home could make it through the planning process but then stumble at a later hurdle – at the Building Regulations?

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Talk and book launch – Ole Bill: London Buses and the First World War

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London Transport Museum
Talk and book launch – Ole Bill: London Buses and the First World War
Thursday 11 September – 18.30

Talk and book launch: Ole Bill – London Buses and the First World War
Date: Thursday 11 September 2014
Time: 18.30 to 20.00
Tickets: £10.00 (£8.00 concessions) includes free admission to London Transport Museum’s main galleries from 16.00 and a 20% discount on food and drink (excluding alcohol) in the Museum’s Upper Deck café-bar.

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Book Review – Major & Mrs Holt’s Battlefield Guide to Ypres Salient and Paschendale

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This is the seventh edition of a most popular battlefield guide. No one should visiting these battlefields without studying this guide first and then carrying it during the visit. Tucked into the book is an excellent folded map, accurate to 50 metres, in four colours with a modern road map.

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Book Review – Despatches from the Front, Gallipoli and the Dardanelles, 1915-1916

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This book, in the Despatches from the Front series, is primary source material, valued by schollars and enthusiasts alike. It also provides a number of readable despatches from senior officers who are able to provide a detailed assessment, having access to reports from junior officers, the results of reconnaissance, and the direct knowledge of how and why they took the decisions that shaped the outcome.

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LEGO® SCULPTOR NATHAN SAWAYA’S BLOCKBUSTER EXHIBITION THE ART OF THE BRICK TO OPEN ON LONDON’S BRICK LANE NEXT MONTH

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The World’s Favourite LEGO® Exhibition makes its UK debut

 

Over 75 artworks made from more than a million LEGO bricks

The Old Truman Brewery – East London’s revolutionary arts and media quarter – will host Nathan Sawaya’s world renowned exhibition The Art of the Brick® for a limited season this autumn. Over seventy five art sculptures created from more than a million LEGO® bricks will be on display in the capital from Friday 26 September 2014 until Sunday 4 January 2015.

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Book Review – Warship 2014

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The Conway annual Warship is an eagerly awaited treat for enthusiasts and naval professionals. Its price limits the readership but is inevitable for a work of this quality and authority.. Each year, Warship Notes, to the back of the book, provides an interesting selection of short articles and a review of some of the outstanding naval books of the year.

This year, there are main contributions from eight acknowledged specialists in the fields.

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