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  • Doctor Who at Fifty

    Wed, 26 Jun 2013 11:42

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    To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who we've got a great audio prize for two lucky winners!

    1st prize is 50 Doctor Who Audiobooks and one runner-up gets 25.

    Just answer the simple question below by Monday July 29 to be in with a chance to win!!

    UPDATE: 1 July Okay! We've adjusted the question... But don't worry, all entries up to now will go into the pot to pick the winner! :-)

    Winners: Alfi Yasmina, Carolyn Sutherland

    Competition now closed

  • Spice Kitchen by Ragini Dey

    Tue, 11 Jun 2013 15:27

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    Today we bring you some delicious recipes to download courtesy of Ragini Dey and her Spice Kitchen...

    blog imageDelve into the decadent world of Spice Kitchen, a beautifully crafted collection of regional recipes from India. These recipes celebrate the traditional and modern dishes that have made India the incredible food nation of today. Lovers of Indian food will adore this cookbook - choose from over 100 recipes which are easy to prepare but taste authentic and delicious.
    Forget about chicken tikka masala from your local takeaway and discover the delights of regional curries and Indian street food. Create your own Indian feast by mixing and matching robust curries, delicate biryanis and nourishing dals with flavourful chutneys and salads, breads and pappadums, before moving on to India's finest desserts - sweet enough to satisfy anyone.
    Enter the fragrant world of Spice Kitchen and sample the diversity and flavour of regional Indian cuisine - from popular snacks and tasty street foods to coastal delicacies and signature curries.
    Author Biography Ragini Dey runs her own restaurant, The Spice Kitchen, which has now expanded to include Indian cooking and spice-appreciation classes and become renowned for making everything from scratch, right down to the pickles, chutneys and spice mixes.

    We have a copy of the book to give away to one lucky contestant who answers the simple question below. Entries by this Friday 14 June please.

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    Competition now closed

  • Happy 40th Birthday Usborne!

    Mon, 10 Jun 2013 10:27

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    Usborne is an award-winning UK publisher producing almost every type of children's book for every age from baby to young adult. Founded by Peter Usborne in 1973, they pioneered a completely new generation of entertaining, colourful and friendly non-fiction books. Since its foundation, Usborne has been the publisher that children love for their humorous, factual and fun books.

    To celebrate we've got 3 great prizes to give away! First prize receives a selection of 40 great Usborne titles, second gets 20 and third place, ten.

    Just answer the question below by Monday July 1 and be in with a chance to win!

    Update -- winners: Ong Yen Siong Benedict, Paul Scotland, Jennifer Wells

    Competition now closed

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    Learn all about physics with hands-on experiments and do-it-yourself projects Created in partnership with Thames & Kosmos, a leading brand in the specialty toy and game market, Fun Physics Projects for Tomorrow's Rocket Scientists lets you experience the thrill of scientific discovery.
    Each project is described, step by step, and illustrated with clear, easy-to-follow photographs. Explanations of the science behind the projects include historical profiles of the discoverers. Build devices with your own hands and use software to measure and quantify your findings. Suitable for classroom use, home study, science fairs, Scouting projects, or just having fun, the book features a variety of simple physics projects covering speed, weight, motion, projectiles, kinetic energy, collisions, liquids, heat, sound, refraction, electricity, and much more.
    All projects can all be built with easy-to-find materials. You'll get tips for setting up your own home workbench, safely handling materials, operating your finished devices, and using the skills you acquire from the book's projects for further experimentation and exploration. A fun and engaging introduction to physics The projects and activities in the book cover a wide range of physics topics Reader-friendly-ideal for younger hobbyists or anyone looking for an introduction to physics A great self-teaching guide that's also an excellent supplement for home schooling or tutoring-no previous knowledge of physics required

    We have 5 of the books and the awesome Physics Starter Kit set to give away. Just answer the simple question below by Thursday 20 June and be one of the lucky five winners!

    Update -- winners: Amanda Ray, Kishore Shrimanker, Sharon roberts, Paul Rushworth, Nicky Bliss

    Competition now closed

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    You may have heard about this movie that's out... Based on an F. Scott Fitzgerald novel? Pretty obscure stuff. In any case, we thought we'd celebrate all things Gatsby with a nice competition. Three winners will receive a set of these beautiful hardback editions that mark the 70th anniversary of Fitzgerald's death:

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    Just answer the question below to be in with a chance to win! Competition ends Monday June 17, midnight BST.

    Update -- winners: Chiara Forni, Peter Baker, Jonathon Ryan

    Competition now closed

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