JOHN ANDREWS has been a writer and editor since the days when Everton actually won things. He has contributed to many food and travel guides, including the Good Food Guide and the Good Pub Guide, written on sport, the arts and popular culture for Reader's Digest, Monocle and Dorling Kindersley, and set countless quiz questions on all things sporty.
CASSANDRA BODZAK is a global meditation and wellness teacher who teaches people how to utilize the technologies of food meditation and self-care to make peace with their bodies and their plate so that they can live their best life. She's an author, speaker, and certified kundalini yoga and meditation teacher. You may know her as the happy, healthy living guru from ABC's The Taste or the host of Eat with Intention TV as well as various other healthy online cooking series.
Emily Brickel Edelson is a published fashion illustrator who was named one of WhoWhatWear's best fashion illustrators. She was also named one of the seven most influential women in New York City by EliteDaily and OnMogul for #InternationalWomensDay. Emily is frequently commissioned to sketch for top-tier fashion editors, publicists, musicians, and celebrities. Her sketches have appeared in the magazines Vogue Espana, Elle Mexico, Allure, InStyle, People's StyleWatch, and Seventeen, and on fashion blogs and websites including WhoWhatWear, Bustle, Refinery29, StyleCaster, AOL, Hollywood Life, Radar Online, Huffington Post, and Today, among others. In 2015 fashion marketplace Bene Rialto featured Emily's custom, life-size fashion illustrations as part of a permanent window display on 38th Street and Fifth Avenue in New York City. Other clients include Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdale's, Hermes, Swarovski, Kate Spade, Cartier, L'Oreal Paris, Tommy Hilfiger, Sephora, IMG, Miss Universe, Sports Illustrated, Pepsi, and more! Emily can be seen sitting front row and backstage sketching at the most prestigious shows at New York Fashion Week as well as covering London, Paris, and Milan Fashion Weeks. Emily is the co-founder and lead fashion illustrator of the mobile application and live fashion illustration company Chic Sketch, named "One of Today's Most Interesting Fashion Apps" by Vogue Espana.
Sir E. A. Wallis Budge (1857-1934) was a noted English Egyptologists. He worked for the British Museum during the era of Victorian fascination in ancient cultures and wrote numerous books on Egypt including the important work, The Egyptian Book of the Dead.
On behalf of the British Museum, Budge traveled to Egypt and Sudan numerous times to acquire antiquities, many of which continue to reside at the Museum. His acquisitions and writing helped to bring Egyptology to a wider audience, and they continue to resonate today.
In 1920, Budge was knighted for his work of bringing Egyptology to the masses, and to the British Museum. He retired from the museum in 1924, and died ten years later. In his will, he established a scholarship for intrepid young minds at both the University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford to continue his work in Egyptology.
Fern Collins, once a typical country-dweller, living in a farmhouse in rural Lincolnshire in the north east of England, went through something of a life-change when she moved to London to work as an editor in general publishing. Even though her rural life has given way to a hectic, urban lifestyle, she still retains her love of the countryside and rural matters. Also a passionate animal-lover, Fern has compiled this interesting and quirky book on dogs for all dog enthusiasts to enjoy.
VICKI EDGSON was a practising nutritional therapist for over 20 years. She has written and co-authored 10 titles on nutrition/health and fitness, including the best-sellers Honestly Healthy and Honestly Healthy for Life, and contributed to many leading magazines and online forums including Harper's Bazaar, Tatler, Red, Elle, Women's Health, Healthy, Cosmopolitan, and Psychologies. She co-founded The Food Doctor business and has worked with health-food companies including Honestly Healthy, Abel & Cole and Bounce Foods. She has appeared on television in Fat Nation for the BBC and Diet Doctors for Channel Five, and contributed to the BBC's Breakfast Show and ITV's Lorraine.