The Pocket Butler's Guide to Good Housekeeping

Expert Advice on Cleaning, Laundry and Home Maintenance

Author: Charles MacPherson

Publisher: Appetite by Random House

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Category: House & Home

Page: 144

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Everyone's favourite butler is back! Get your home spic and span with Charles MacPherson's expert tips and tricks for everything from polishing silverware to organizing the garage. After over 30 years as a professional butler and household manager, Charles MacPherson knows a thing or two about keeping a home clean and organized. He has poured his vast knowledge and expertise into this pocket-sized volume, perfect for easy day-to-day reference or to guide your next marathon cleaning session. Everything you need to know is here. With step-by-step instructions for cleaning, organizing, and maintaining every room in your home, The Pocket Butler's Guide to Housekeeping comprises information-packed chapters on cleaning, laundry, organization, and more. Wondering how to tackle a fresh stain? Looking for recipes for natural and gentle cleaning products? Want to finally master those crisp hospital corners for making your bed? Look no further than this definitive cleaning caddy companion. With handy checklists for daily, weekly, monthly, and annual cleaning; a complete guide to laundry symbols and fabric types; advice for hosting guests; and even tips for dealing with pests, damage, and long-term maintenance, this is a volume no home should be without.

The Pocket Butler

A Compact Guide to Modern Manners, Business Etiquette and Everyday Entertaining

Author: Charles MacPherson

Publisher: Appetite by Random House

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Category: Reference

Page: 144

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Your favourite butler is back with even more advice to help you succeed in etiquette and entertaining! In a fantastic follow-up to his national bestseller, The Butler Speaks, Charles MacPherson lays out the essentials of entertaining and business etiquette in this small, easy-to-follow guide. Now in its third printing, The Butler Speaks has become a go-to resource on household management, manners, and personal style. With a combination of his best tips from the first book and a wealth of new information, The Pocket Butler is the perfect basic overview for anyone looking for that extra edge in business and in life. In addition to revisiting topics such as how to present a business card, shake hands, or set a table, The Pocket Butler offers advice on e-mail and text messaging etiquette, how to set up a modern greeting line in a boardroom, foolproof menu plans for every entertaining scenario, and much more. In his signature unfussy and approachable style, Charles shows how modern manners are more important than ever before, not only for those just entering the workforce, but for all professionals at any stage in their careers.

The Pocket Butler to Travel

A Compact Guide to Travelling Well - From Efficient Packing to Etiquette in a Foreign Land

Author: Charles MacPherson

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Category: Reference

Page: 200

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An indispensable travel guide from everyone's favorite butler, Charles MacPherson, a world-class authority on the art of travelling well. From the bestselling author of The Butler Speaks and the owner of North America's only butler training academy comes this new addition to the Pocket Butler series. A world authority on the art of travel, Charles has trained the staff of the world's leading hotels, and planned countless travel itineraries for his most high profile clients--from royalty, to celebrities, to captains of industry. In this handy pocket-sized guide, Charles shares the wealth of his travel tips in one charming and digestible read. Written with unpretentious charm and sparkling wit, The Pocket Butler's Guide to Travel will ensure you arrive at your destination in one relaxed, unharried piece. Let Charles will guide you through the planning and execution of your trip with grace: from choosing luggage and booking suitable accommodations to achieving wrinkle-free packing, arranging stress-free itineraries and handling unexpected emergencies (from stains to stolen passports). Take note of Charles's insider advice on how to get a upgrade; make the most of your hotel concierge; politely decline an invitation; pack appropriately for every occasion; sidestep mishaps when travelling with children, the elderly, or staying with family and friends; navigate international dining etiquette (and tipping expectations), and much, much more--even what to do when you arrive home (with tips for perfect thank you notes and online travel reviews)! This conveniently compact book is easy to slip into any carry-on luggage. With comprehensive packing checklists; tipping guides for 10+ countries; and tips for travelling by plane, train, cruise ship, coach, yacht, car and even private jet, The Pocket Butler: Travel will be your trusted companion wherever your travels may take you.

The Pocket Essential Film Studies

Author: Andrew M Butler Butler

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Almost everything you need to know in one essential guide Seeing a film is only half the fun. The real joy comes from arguing about it afterwards in the pub or on the journey home. But have you ever felt you needed to know a little more? This book offers a concise introduction to the appreciation and study of film. This second edition begins with an examination of early film theory before analysing how films are put together ́ framing, performance, setting, costume and editing. It then explores a number of approaches taken to film over the last half century ́ the auteur theory, structuralism, psychoanalysis, feminism, and queer theory with a new chapter on Marxism. There are also overviews on stars, genres, national cinemas and film movements from around the world. With this book in your pocket you can gasp as directors break the 30℗ʻ rule, marvel as Oedipus complexes are resolved, shudder as you become aware of your own voyeurism and tell your metteur en scene from your mise en scene. Going to the cinema may never be the same again...

The Pocket Essential Philip K. Dick

Author: Andrew M. Butler

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Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 96

View: 990

Annotation Who was Dick? A freaked-out junkie who took too many drugs? An explorer of madness who got too close to his subject and ended up claiming to have met God? A practical joker? The most consistently brilliant SF writer in the world? All this and much more is revealed in this addition to the Pocket Essentials series which as well as an introductory essay on Dick, includes reviews of each of his novels and an analysis of his complete oeuvre. Essential for sci-fi fans everywhere.

Terry Pratchett

The Pocket Essential Guide

Author: Andrew M. Butler

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Page: 97

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In Britain it has been estimated that 10% of all books sold are fantasy. And of that fantasy, 10% is written by Terry Pratchett. So, do the sums: 1% of all books sold in Britain are written by Terry Pratchett. So throwing caution to the wind, let's enter a world where the Librarian is an orangutan, luggage has legs, and where Death may come to visit, on his holidays. A world which is flat and balanced upon elephants stood on the back of a giant turtle. Welcome to Discworld. The success of the best-selling Discworld series has been so phenomenal that there have been radio seriali.

Tony Butler

Author: Charles James Lever

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Page: 566

View: 847

Modern Surgical Therapeutics

A Compendium of Current Formulae, Approved Dressings and Specific Methods for Treatment of Surgical Diseases and Injuries

Author: George Henry Napheys

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Category: Wounds and injuries

Page: 587

View: 190

The Democratic Speaker's Hand-book

Containing Everything Necessary for the Defense of the National Democracy in the Coming Presidential Campaign, and for the Assault of the Radical Enemies of the Country and Its Constitution

Author: Matthew Carey

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View: 743

Tactics

Or, Cupid in Shoulder-straps. A West Point Love Story

Author: Jeannie H. Grey

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Page: 250

View: 256

The Pocket Universal Principles of Design

150 Essential Tools for Architects, Artists, Designers, Developers, Engineers, Inventors, and Makers

Author: William Lidwell

Publisher: Rockport Pub

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Category: Design

Page: 320

View: 872

This pocket edition of the bestselling design reference book contains 150 essential principles.

Pocket Meditations

Author: Katherine J. Butler

Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.

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Category: Religion

Page: 192

View: 620

I will meditate on your majestic, glorious splendor and your wonderful miracles (Psalm 145:5). Take time to slow down, unclutter your mind, and open your heart to God. Let this little book be your guide as you meditate on beautiful, mysterious, and profoundly meaningful messages from the Bible. Internalize God’s words, trust in them, and let them bless you with the love, hope, and peace only God can provide.

Ben Butler

The South Called Him Beast!

Author: Hans Louis Trefousse

Publisher: Octagon Press, Limited

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Page: 365

View: 484