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The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees

The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees is a tale of craftsmanship for nature lovers, and about the joy of making things in wood. The fascinating read tells the story of how one individual (Rob Penn) cut down a single ash tree to see how many things could be crafted from it. In the book, Rob talks about the therapeutic value of working with wood, the joy of making things in wood, of its touch and smell, its many uses, and the resonant, calming effect of running our hands along a wooden surface. He also visits the shops of modern-day woodworkers and finds that ancient woodworking techniques are far from dead.



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CITY CYCLING GUIDES | BY RAPHA | Image

CITY CYCLING GUIDES | BY RAPHA

Cycling apparel brand Rapha have recently released a stylish collection of pocket-sized guides to the major cycling cities of Europe. The guides are beautifully illustrated by local artists and provide locations, destinations and experiences for travelers on two wheels. The series of eight guides is presented in an exclusively designed slipcase, and  includes major European cities Amsterdam, Antwerp/ Ghent, Barcelona, Berlin, Copenhagen, London, Milan and Paris...
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RED BULL ILLUME PHOTO CONTEST | Image

RED BULL ILLUME PHOTO CONTEST

Red Bull is associated to most action sports, the brand sponsors many action packed events. The Red Bull Illume Photo Contest showcases the most exciting and creative action sports photography on the planet. Red Bull have given people the opportunity to showcase their photographic capabilities, and this year´s contest features some breathtaking entrants. The Image Quest 2013 is the 3rd edition of the competition, and from thousands of entries, 50 images in ten categ...
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COCOA ISLAND RESORT | MALDIVES | Image

COCOA ISLAND RESORT | MALDIVES

Located near one of the best dive sites in the world, Kandooma Channel, Cocoa Island is a small private island resort in the idyllic Maldives, surrounded by magnificent beaches, brilliant coral reefs and a variety of luxurious suites resembling local dhoni fishing boats. Wake up to an empty horizon from your over-water bungalow....
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