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A series of thoughtful, reflective journeys

Advantages: Evocative, personal, beautifully written
Disadvantages: A few tangents a little less engaging than others - minor issue

...Some time ago I read and reviewed here a book by Robert Macfarlane (“The Wild Places”). Ever since, I’ve been intending to read another of his books. This and another of his (“Landmarks” which has been declined for review) were on offer in my local The ...

2mennycds 04.07.2017 · Read full review
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Review of The Old Ways: A Journey on Foot - Robert Macfarlane

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Brilliant Brits Guide!

Advantages: Clearly laid out with really useful information.
Disadvantages: -

Before I go on holiday I delight in researching where I am going. I love to know lots about my destination and I feel I get a lot more out of my holiday if I am well-informed. My family always tease me about the fact I like to be so ultra organised but ...

Meggysmum 23.09.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Brit Guide to Orlando - Simon Veness & Susan Veness

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Not as boring as its newspaper namesake...

Advantages: Vast information.
Disadvantages: None seen.

Being someone who has a bit of a technical mind when it comes to reading maps and other related pieces of information or suchlike (but anything more would be too much!), I was happy when my parents were given this as a Christmas present from my uncle and ...

ravingreviewer 26.01.2015 · Read full review
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Review of The "Times" Reference Atlas of the World

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