This highly accessible and enjoyable guide is full of practical and fascinating information about how to enjoy whisky. All whisky styles are covered, including (just whisper it) blends. Along the way a good few myths are exploded, including the idea that whisky has to be taken neat. In 'What to Drink', Dave Broom explores flavor camps - how to understand a style of whisky and - moves on to provide extensive tasting notes of the major brands, demonstrating whisky's extraordinary diversity. In 'How to Drink', he sets out how to enjoy whisky in myriad ways - using water and mixers, from soda to green tea; and in cocktails, from the Manhattan to the Rusty Nail. He even looks at pairing whisky and food. In this spirited, entertaining, and no-nonsense guide, world-renowned expert Dave Broom dispels the mysteries of whisky and unlocks a whole host of exciting possibilities for this magical drink.
Handbook for Professional Legal Language and Practical Skills
Author: Kathrin Weston Walsh
Publisher: Lawbility Ltd.
This practical handbook provides a comprehensive overview of professional legal language and practical skills. Prepared by native English-speaking lawyers, the book includes professional legal English terminology, practice-oriented examples and sample documents for use in your daily practice. Structured to provide a legal focus, a language focus as well as a practical focus, it helps you apply your professional legal expertise competently in various English-language situations.
The MIDI Manual is a complete reference on MIDI, written by a well-respected sound engineer and author. This best-selling guide provides a clear explanation of what MIDI is, how to use electronic instruments and an explanation of sequencers and how to use them. You will learn how to set up an efficient MIDI system and how to get the best out of your music. The MIDI Manual is packed full of useful tips and practical examples on sequencing and mixing techniques. It also covers editors/librarians, working with a score, MIDI in mass media and multimedia and synchronisation. The MIDI spec is set out in detail along with the helpful guidelines on using the implementation chart. Illustrated throughout with helpful photos and screengrabs, this is the most readable and clear book on MIDI available.
A step-by-step guide through the entire process of preparing andpublishing high-quality technical manuals The Complete Guide to Writing and Producing Technical Manuals showsthe reader how to create clear, well-organized technical manualsfor any equipment, simple or complex. Requiring no specializedbackground knowledge, this unique guide lays out all the aspects ofthe job--from initial concept to final publication. The authordraws on more than twenty-five years' experience as a technicianand technical writer to provide authoritative, easy-to-followinstructions on how to organize detailed technical information intoa finished, high-quality technical manual. Major topics include: * Planning procedures for technical manuals * Manual types and arrangements, including operation manuals,maintenance and repair instructions, illustrated parts lists, andmore * Layout and format, including sample page layouts * Writing style and technical editing techniques * Front matter and introductions * Illustration and table preparation, including typical charts,diagrams, and illustrations * Preparing camera-ready copy * Printing and binding * Organizing a technical handbook department * And much more Fully illustrated and supported by handy appendices and a glossaryof technical terms, The Complete Guide to Writing and ProducingTechnical Manuals is an indispensable reference for all engineers,scientists, and technical writers who need to produce effective,professional technical manuals.
This is the tenth volume in a major series which studies the status of land reforms throughout the country. It examines the progress achieved and the difficulties encountered in the computerisation of land records in various states. In 1988, the central government sponsored the Computerisation of Land Records (CoLR) scheme to tackle the recurring problems thrown up by inadequate land records system. Providing a critical appraisal of CoLR, the 20 articles in the volume are divided into three sections: Computerisation of Land Records; Digitisation of Cadastral Maps; and Land Information System. Based on empirical data and field studies, this volume is an important contribution towards understanding the socio-economic realities and social dynamics of contemporary India in the framework of land reforms.