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Every cloud has a photographer's lining

Advantages: Unusual subject matter, amusing, nice arrangement of photos
Disadvantages: Some may dislike the "postcard" format

“NOT ANOTHER LAKE DISTRICT PHOTO COMPILATION?” Let’s face it, there are coffee-table books a-plenty about the Lake District. Pile them on top of each other and they would tower above Scafell Pike, right? Most contain a fair number of stunning photograph ...

2mennycds 15.09.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Rainy Days in the Lake District - Val Corbett

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Get Your Kicks With Billy

Advantages: A really interesting journey, Billy's engaging writing style
Disadvantages: Not as in depth as some travel books

..."Get your kicks on Route 66" goes the song. As someone who grew up on rock and roll and dreamt of the wide spaces of America from Glasgow, Billy Connolly has always had a fascination with the iconic Route 66. In Billy Connolly's Route 66, he travels the f ...

eilidhcatriona 06.11.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Billy Connolly's Route 66 - Billy Connolly

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Move to the Country

Advantages: Interesting insights
Disadvantages: Somehow it didn't 'grab' me as much as I'd hoped

Perhaps it's a little unfair to come to A House in Fez still inspired by the storytelling of Tahir Shah's In Arabian Nights, because this is a very different take on Morocco, aimed (as a book) no doubt at a very different market, but reading the two in qu ...

hiker 01.03.2014 · Read full review
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Review of A House in Fez - Suzanna Clarke

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And did those feet-Charlie Connelly : fascinating, amusing,

Advantages: Interesting, amusing
Disadvantages: None

I have read and enjoyed another book by Charlie Connelly and I had also heard some of this book read on Radio 4. I therefore approached this book with very high expectations. They were met and possibly exceeded. I have an interest in history which help ...

Tangiersorange 12.08.2010 · Read full review
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Review of And Did Those Feet - Charlie Connelly

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Happiness. Women. Adventure. Fun

Advantages: Stylish. Hip. Women friendly
Disadvantages: Not for the single male adventurer

I had spent the weekend camping on a wet weekend in the far north of Scotland. I stopped for a coffee outside Inverness. The place I went in was a coffee shop and bookshop rolled into one. I picked up this book and thought that it might make a good prese ...

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Review of The Happy Campers - Tess Carr

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