Description : Jenny had tried unsuccessfully to forget the time, over fifty years ago, when she found the body and the ruby ring on the Devon beach. It was easy to hide the ring in her special box, but not so easy to hide the guilty memories. Now aged 65, she lives a comfortable and enjoyable life in Bristol.
Description : 358 pages, 167 original figures, including 18 photographs; glossary, general index, beach index, surf index. This book provides the first description of all NSW ocean beaches. It is based on the results of the NSW section of the Australian Beach Safety and Management Program.It has two aims, first to provide the public with general information on the origin and nature of NSW beaches including the contribution of geology, oceanography, climate and biota to the beaches, together with information on beach hazards and beach safety.Second, to provide a description of each beach emphasising its physical characteristics including its name/s, location, access, facilities, dimensions and the character of the beach and surf zone. In particular it comments on the suitability of the beach for swimming, surfing and fishing, with special emphasis on the natural hazards.Based on the physical hazards all beaches are rated in terms of their public beach safety and scaled accordingly from 1 (safest) to 10 (least safe).This book will be revised in 2006.
Description : The aims of this publication are to provide the public with a background to the physical nature and evolution of the beaches along this coast, a description of the beach systems, including the role of climate, waves, tides, wind and biota, and a detailed description of every beach.
Description : Cowrie travels to Hawai’i and as she circles the island in an old pick-up truck we discover the tokens of her heritage. Sensual and sexual language brings the earth to life, and Cowrie too as she tests the limits of her endurance and explores her erotic connection with the earth. Island life erupts through the descriptions and you can taste the tropical fruit, the fish cooked in banana leaves and coconut, and smell the sweet fresh ginger.
Description : Beyond the Beach Blanket Marina Curtis Tidwell Beyond the Beach Blanket, written for all ages and levels of scientific knowledge, introduces readers to many fascinating creatures, including thirty-year-old clams, slipper snails that start life as males and change to females, and sea cucumbers that expel their intestines to confuse predators. Book jacket.
Description : Turning international cuisine upside down. Three Australian chefs look at Australia's wild resources and the fabulous dishes they can deliver. They bring the best of Australian cuisine from top restaurants. Beautifully illustrated in full colour.
Description : The book features full details and descriptions of resorts, hotels or guesthouses that the authors regard as memorable. The description of each place is not just factual, but emotional in that it reveals impressions. It is more as though a friend is making a word-of-mouth recommendation rather than the bland copy of a brochure. Details of the overall size, the facilities, rates, service, local tours and attractions are fully covered.