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... "Attention All Shipping" is a humorous account of Charlie Connelly's journey around the shipping forecast areas, explaining the history of the broadcasts, how each shipping area was named and reports of his visit to each of the areas mentioned in each report. It's a travelogue with a difference, ... Read review
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Attention All Shipping: A Journey Round the Shipping Forecast - Charlie Connelly

Attention All Shipping: A Journey Round the Shipping Forecast - Charlie Connelly

Pages: 352, Paperback, Little, Brown Book Group

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Attention All Shipping: A Journey Round the Shipping Forecast - Charlie Connelly

Attention All Shipping: A Journey Round the Shipping Forecast - Charlie Connelly

The paperback. Pub Date: 2005 05 of Pages: 1 in Publisher: Little own Since its first ... more

oadcast in the 1920s the shipping forecast on the
BBC radio has inspired poems. songs and novels in
addition to its intended objective of warning
generations of seafarers of impending storms and
gales. In Attention All Shipping. Charlie Connelly
wittily explores the places behind the voice.
those mysterious regions whose names seem often to
bear no relation to conventional geography.

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Attention All Shipping A Journey Round the Shipping Forecast by Connelly, Charlie ( Author ) ON May-05-2005, Paperback - Charlie Connelly

Attention All Shipping A Journey Round the Shipping Forecast by Connelly, Charlie ( Author ) ON May-05-2005, Paperback - Charlie Connelly

Author's tour of Shipping Forecast areas.

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Attention All Shipping: A Journey Round the Shipping Forecast (Radio 4 Book of the Week) - Charlie Connelly

Attention All Shipping: A Journey Round the Shipping Forecast (Radio 4 Book of the Week) - Charlie Connelly

Attention All Shipping 'Dogger. Rockall. Malin. Irish Sea' - the amusing travel book that ... more

journeys round areas made famous by Radio 4's 'The
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Attention All Shipping: A Journey Round the Shipping Forecast (Radio 4 Book of the Week) by Connelly, Charlie New edition (2005) - Charlie Connelly

Attention All Shipping: A Journey Round the Shipping Forecast (Radio 4 Book of the Week) by Connelly, Charlie New edition (2005) - Charlie Connelly

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"My mother is an avid listener of Radio 4 and so I grew up listening to the Archers, the Round Britain Quiz, the Afternoon Play and, my favourite, the Shipping Forecast. I suppose it's quite an odd "favourite" for a child but I always felt there was something exciting and just a little exotic about the Shipping Forecast. The places had strange names - Dogger, Fitzroy, German Bight - and the way in which the report was given was like no other weather ..." Read review
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Author Charlie Connelly
Title Attention All Shipping
Genre Travel
Type Non-Fiction
ISBN 0349116032
EAN 9780349116037

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