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An excellent resource for seeing Britain on foot

Advantages: An easy to use guide with a range of beautiful walks
Disadvantages: Some of the walks are a little too difficult for me!

Coast: The Walks A number of book representatives regularly visit my workplace, such as The Book People and as a result, I frequently find myself browsing through the samples and placing several orders. My husband and I are keen photographers an ...

Alyson29 08.09.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Coast: The Walks - BBC Books

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Slightly Out of Tune

Advantages: Some of his funniest writing
Disadvantages: Not as natural as his earlier books

I've long been a fan of Tony Hawks' writing. In fact, I was a fan of the man long before that, being of the right age to appreciate his hit single "Stutter Rap" and enough of a "Red Dwarf" fan to enjoy his occasional appearances in that show. Now, as a wr ...

Soho_Black 06.08.2006 · Read full review
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Review of A Piano in the Pyrenees - Tony Hawks

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THREE GOOFS AND A PIANO!

Advantages: Great 'life affirming' read
Disadvantages: None I`ve found

When a hastily planned skiing weekend in the French Pyrenees comes to a premature end only half an hour in, Tony Hawks doesn't follow the traditional path left open to non skiers - instead he opts to forgo sight seeing or souvenir buying in the hope of bu ...

tractor-boy 14.09.2006 · Read full review
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Hawks Hatchet Job

Advantages: Reasonably amusing
Disadvantages: Predictable, unlikely

...Anyone who has read "Round Ireland with a Fridge" in which Tony Hawks gives an account of how he dragged a small refrigerator around the coast of Ireland to win a bet, will be forgiven for assuming that hawks has now moved further afield to heave a Stein ...

fizzytom 10.01.2007 · Read full review
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On top of the World

Advantages: Wonderful photos of exotic places.
Disadvantages: You might get more from watching the series.

Michael Palin does it again! His sixth travelogue 'Himalaya' is a fascinating day by day diary account of Micheal Palin's six month, 3,000 mile journey across central Asia and the World's greatest mountain range between 12 May 2003 - 7 April 2004. Pali ...

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Review of Himalaya - Michael Palin

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