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  • 18-Jun-2015 04:37 PM

    New Novel by Harper Lee

    New Novel by Harper Lee

    Go Set a Watchman is set during the mid-1950s and features many of the characters from To Kill A Mockingbird some twenty years later. Scout (Jean Louise Finch) has returned to Maycomb from New York to visit her father Atticus. She is forced to grapple with issues both personal and political as she tries to understand both her father's attitude toward society, and her own feelings about the place where she was born and spent her childhood. 
    To Kill A Mockingbird was a bestselling Pulitzer prize winning novel that many of us read and remembered.  
    Originally written in the mid-1950s, Go Set a Watchman was the novel Harper Lee first submitted to her publishers before To Kill a Mockingbird. Assumed to have been lost, the manuscript was discovered in late 2014.
    This new novel in beautiful hardback edition has been ordered and will be hitting the Nest Shelves for you to take home very soon.
  • 03-Dec-2014 10:55 PM

    Gifts of Goodness

    Gifts of Goodness

    We have been making and baking for the gift giving season so you can share the local love.

    Once again this year we bring you some festive flavours packaged up ready to give to your friends and family or enjoy yourself! Cran-blueberry relish, Snowball cookies, Nest tomato relish, Blackberry Jam, Christmas Fruit Mince Tarts, Florentines, Chocolate Hazelnut Spread, Salted Caramel Popcorn, Hazelnut Honey Granola or almost any other nest favourite...  Buy them individually or let us put together a special hamper full of local flavour.  
    Call us before 11 December to place your order in time for Christmas.

    We can also take orders for cakes and dessert if you'd like a little extra help ahead of Christmas.

    Along with our edible gifts we have some beautiful books fresh on our shelves that make timeless treasured gifts for all ages.  Film Vouchers, Gift Vouchers, pretty teacups and saucers and for the first time our own limited edition linen Nest teatowels.

     

  • 29-May-2014 01:47 PM

    Inspire The Art of Living with Nature, Willow Crossley

    Inspire The Art of Living with Nature, Willow Crossley

    'Garden centres and flower shops are two of my favourite places in the world - I feel calm the moment I walk in. The scent of the flowers, the greenery, the wholesome wooden tools, the exotic orchids...Throw an antique shop into the mix and I'm in decorating heaven

    .' 

    Willow Crossley. In Inspire: The Art of Living with Nature, Willow combines these passions and shows how to use both flower-shop purchases, beachcombing bounty, home-grown harvests and hedgerow finds foraged on countryside walks to decorate your home. 

    Divided into five chapters on Woodland, Flora, Fauna, Edibles and Beach, here are more than 50 ideas ranging from hellebores displayed in test tubes to a wreath made from hydrangeas, spring narcissi planted in wooden wine boxes, a tabletop display incorporating apples and pears, displays of pebbles, coral and shells, sea urchins fashioned into napkin rings, hollowed-out red cabbages used as vases, a colourful posy of chillies and a stylish wall display of antlers and feathers.

    This book itself could be added to the list of niceties to add style to your home.  Just one of the fresh new books in store waiting for you bestow on a friend or treat yourself. 
  • 30-May-2014 07:56 AM

    Whatever YOU ARE BE a good ONE

    Whatever YOU ARE BE a good ONE A quote book like no other, this thought-provoking collection compiles the timeless wisdom of great original minds— from Marie Curie to Stephen King, Joan of Arc to Jack Kerouac, Oscar Wilde to Harriet Tubman—brilliantly hand-lettered by beloved indie artist Lisa Congdon. Readers will find enlightening insights ("Wisdom begins in wonder"— Socrates), stirring calls to action ("Leap and the net will appear"—John Burroughs), and stimulating encouragements ("Be curious, not judgmental"—Walt Whitman) beautifully illuminated on every page. A delightful reminder to get out there and make the most of life, Whatever You Are, Be a Good One is perfect for recent graduates, creative thinkers, and anyone looking for a little inspiration.
  • 12-Mar-2014 12:41 PM

    Whole larder love Grow.Gather.Hunt.Cook

    Whole larder love Grow.Gather.Hunt.Cook

    Here at Nest we absolutely LOVE books...especially those with food and love in the contents.  Our books are hand-picked and Whole Larder Love is one of these gems.

    Grow.Gather.Hunt.Cook.  Whole Larder Love by Rohan Anderson 

    'Rohan Anderson is a modern-day food warrior.  Primarily concerned with how to live off the land and provide himself and his family with fresh, local food, Anderson has become an expert hunter, fisher, forager, gardener, pickler and sometimes barterer.  He now (in this book) shares his healthy and sustainable secrets and experiences.  In Whole Larder Love, Anderson gives us delectable recipes, easy-to-follow gardening, foraging and hunting tips, and guidance on the proper tools, gear and resources to use'(Recipes include Wild Duck Rissotto, Pumpkin Gnocchi & Yabby Pasta...Yum!)

    Ro also does workshops and we're currently scheming to bring up to our neck of the woods so stay tuned and meanwhile get a copy of his book and follow him (and us ) on instagram.