From dinner parties to decorations, Christmas travelling to Christmas tension - the experts give the inside story on how to survive the festive season. Developed from BBC 2's hugely successful television programme - where professionals from a wide range of trades and occupations give hints and tips taken from a lifetime of doing the job - it is both practical and succinct. Beautifully illustrated throughout in colour, TRADE SECRETS: CHRISTMAS contains all the practical hints, tips and shortcuts to ensure that you can get the most out of Christmas!
Annie Ashworth and Meg Sanders are television and print journalists who have written several fiction and non-fiction books together while managing to remain the best of friends. Both married with young children, they live in Stratford-upon-Avon. ( With over 3 millions viewers, Trade Secrets is one of BBC2's most celebrated successes ( Trade Secrets has sold 60,000 copies in HB and PB ( All the advice and hints are from professionals with a lifetime of experience