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  • Paul Read

    Everything you need to know about Tai Chi, including how to find a class...what happens in a class...how long it takes to learn...the difference between the styles and a unique history of the art in China and its travels to the West. See below for a complete list of the 50 Questions that the book answers. This fascinating audio version of the book is full of insights, anecdotes, facts and humour about the world of Tai Chi. The Question and Answer format makes it easy to digest, so you will not only understand this ancient and noble art, but more importantly, feel empowered to choose the class of Tai Chi that is right for you. Written and narrated by Paul Read (the teapotmonk), he is an...read more

  • Paul Read

    The True Story of the Canadian Doctor and Ambulance driver that came to help a city in exodus.  Try to imagine that the city of Malaga is to be evacuated overnight. 150.000 people will have to walk 200km along the coastal road in search of a safe refuge whilst being pursued by Italian tanks, bombed by German aircraft and shelled by Rebel Nationalist ships. Unarmed men, women and children will be shot from planes or killed by blasts from the boats that pursue them off-shore, their bodies will be left at the roadside, abandoned to the chaos and inhumanity of adults at war. There will be little food, transport or fresh water. Nourished only by hope and driven by fear, exposed to the...read more

  • Paul Read

    So many disciplines promise happiness, security, health, wisdom or enlightenment, but few deliver more than just words. Yet, when you fuse together an ancient eastern practice with a thoroughly 21st century take - you create something beautifully intriguing and inspiringly new that encompasses so many of these qualities: Bean Curd Boxing.Combining the simplicity of Tai Chi, the soft wisdom of the ancient sages and a tender light-hearted approach to learning, the Manual of Bean Curd Boxing shows you: * How to absorb the basics of these arts into your daily activities with no sweat and no stress* How to remain tranquil and calm under the stress of daily encounters * How to perfect the...read more

  • Paul Read

    Not all those that wander are lost... Under the unforgiving heat of the Spanish sky and in a country scorched by tourism, one man flees the coastal ghettos in search of recipes for living another life. He is accompanied by a chef who can only ever look down and a ghostly hound who can only see beyond everything. Together, though the magnifying glass of one small town, they discover another history of people, culture, climate and some of the most relevant recipes for living in the 21st century. Find out why Inside The Tortilla is: 'not your typical expat handbook' and why novelist Mark Radcliffe wrote: 'I'd recommend this to anyone visiting Spain regardless of whether they are going to...read more