Witold Rybczynski takes us on an extraordinary odyssey as he tells the story of designing and building his own house. His project began as a workshed but through a series of ´´happy accidents´´ the structure gradually evolved into a full-fledged house. In tracing this evolution, he touches on matters both theoretical and practical, writing on such diverse topics as the ritualistic origins of the elements of classical architecture and the connections between dress and habitation. He discusses feng-shui and considers the theories of such architects as Palladio, Le Corbusier, and Frank Lloyd Wright. An eloquent examination of the links between being and building, The Most Beautiful House in the World offers insights into the joys of ´´installing ourselves in a place, of establishing a spot where it would be safe to dream.´´ 1. Language: English. Narrator: Wanda McCaddon. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/005193/bk_blak_005193_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Andy Hamilton´s complete 4th Series of this comedy winner from Radio 4. Satan´s got the health inspector in and it seems that the lighting in hell isn´t up to scratch but that´s the least of his worries, with bad Feng-Shui, no sleep and some atrocious poetry not even Helen of Troy can perk up his day. Another hex-allent series from one of the writers of Revolting People and Trevor´s World of Sport. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Andy Hamilton, Jimmy Mulville. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/bbcw/002944/rt_bbcw_002944_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
For the first time, the great depth and diversity of Taoist spirituality is introduced in a single, accessible manual. Taoism, known widely today through the teachings of the classic Tao Te Ching and the practices of t´ai chi and feng-shui, is less known for its unique traditions of meditation, physical training, magical practice, and internal alchemy. Covering all of the most important texts, figures, and events, this essential guide illuminates Taoism´s extraordinarily rich history and remarkable variety of practice. A comprehensive bibliography for further study completes this valuable reference work. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Emily Zeller. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/019898/bk_adbl_019898_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
New York Times phenomenon Lucy Kevin returns to Rose Chalet, the most romantic wedding venue in San Francisco, bringing three more of her beloved wedding stories together in one volume! ´´The Wedding Dress´´ Dress designer Anne Farleigh creates pure magic with her ideas and her fabrics. She needs some of that magic to rub off when she meets charming P.I. Gareth Cavendish, who delivers some unexpected news. ´´The Wedding Kiss´´ Rose Martin is the owner of Rose Chalet. She´s so busy planning weddings for everyone else that she doesn´t realize her own special someone has been by her side all this time! ´´Sparks Fly´´ Businessman Will Scott only agrees to a feng-shui design consultation to be polite. He thinks the whole thing is hocus-pocus - until he gets to know interior designer Angelina Morgan and his no-nonsense demeanor falls under the magic power of love. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Eva Kaminsky. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/016667/bk_acx0_016667_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.