My Vision: Challenges in the Race for Excellence is a unique book in which His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, examines aspects of the UAE's development experience. This young country is making every effort to achieve excellence and upgrade its status from a regional economic centre into an international hub. It is striving to excel in services, tourism, the knowledge economy and creative human resources in order to reach its ambitious development goals.
This is a beautiful new colouring book that takes you on a magical journey beneath the waves, from the creator of the worldwide bestsellers, Secret Garden and Enchanted Forest. Also features a large double-sided pull-out poster to colour and keep. With Lost Ocean, Johanna Basford invites colour-inners of all ages to discover an enchanting underwater world hidden within the depths of the sea. With intricate pen and ink illustrations to complete, colour and embellish, readers will meet shoals of exotic fish, curious octopuses and delicately penned seahorses, visit coral reefs and barnacle-studded shipwrecks, and discover intricate shells and pirate treasure. Secret Garden and Enchanted Forest fans and newcomers alike will delight in this creative journey into an inky new world.
Imperial college trained, practising GP, Dr Rupy Aujla has established The Doctors Kitchen, the go-to food bible to become the leader in the lifestyle medicine movement globally. With this food bible, Rupy will help kick unhealthy, faddy diets and promote wellness by teaching people the principles of healthy living in a fun and relatable way. This will be done with a combination of vibrant, tasty recipes steeped in medical science, but without a heavy price tag or any pretension. The impact of lifestyle on disease and wellbeing is being discussed more and more and The Doctors Kitchen book stands out from the crowd of healthy recipe books by using medical knowledge to create the recipes. Along with this, Rupy will also concentrate on the following core objectives: - Inspiring everyone to eat fresh, vibrant, tasty, nutritious, delicious meals. Choose from Harissa Sprout and Celeriac Fritters or Persian Chicken Thighs for a main course and a delicious Ginger and Cardamon Granita for dessert.- Includes a `how to cook Basics' section and tips on saving money. All ingredients are available from the supermarket.- Showing us how overhauling his own diet helped him keep a heart condition under control- Showing us the pros and cons of many diets already on the market- Teaching us how specific spices and ingredients can have an immediate and long-lasting effect on our mental and physical wellness.- Teaching us what to eat to serve our bodies well for longevity and prevention against disease- Teaching us how to cook with ease to live well The Doctor's Kitchen offers something entirely different to that which is currently on the market. Nobody can contest the medical facts Dr Rupy uses to deliver tasty, nutritious, disease preventing recipes, and you will see how food even worked to turn around his own health scare.
An incredible memoir from one of the world’s most eminent heart surgeons, recalling some of the most remarkable and poignant cases he’s worked on.
Grim Reaper sits on the heart surgeon’s shoulder. A slip of the hand and life ebbs away.
The balance between life and death is so delicate, and the heart surgeon walks that rope between the two. In the operating room there is no time for doubt. It is flesh, blood, rib-retractors and pumping the vital organ with your bare hand to squeeze the life back into it. An off-day can have dire consequences this job has a steep learning curve, and the cost is measured in human life. Cardiac surgery is not for the faint of heart.
Professor Stephen Westaby took chances and pushed the boundaries of heart surgery. He saved hundreds of lives over the course of a thirty-five year career and now, in his astounding memoir, Westaby details some of his most remarkable and poignant cases such as the baby who had suffered multiple heart attacks by six months old, a woman who lived the nightmare of locked-in syndrome, and a man whose life was powered by a battery for eight years.
A powerful, important and incredibly moving book, Fragile Lives offers an exceptional insight into the exhilarating and sometimes tragic world of heart surgery, and how it feels to hold someone’s life in your hands.