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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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Always Time For One More Adventure

Advantages: Evocative and personal
Disadvantages: None

...Moving to Andalucía might count as a mid-life crisis, but for the fact that our story-teller never really has crises. Stuff happens, she makes a decision, and if that means changing the whole course of her life…well, why not? Back in 2004 I went on a wa ...

hiker 28.01.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Our Dusty Paradise - Linda Caine

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"I Came, I Saw, I Drank Cocktails and Judged Other People"

Advantages: Occasionally she writes something insightful and authentic
Disadvantages: If I had to travel with this woman I would get locked up for violence.

Free and worth exactly what I paid A couple of months ago I discovered that membership of the Amazon ‘Prime’ scheme entitles Kindle owners to use the ‘Kindle Owners’ Lending Library’. This means that anyone who pays for the fast delivery scheme calle ...

koshkha 18.02.2013 · Read full review
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Review of I Come Alone - Michelle J Coote

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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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The Queen of crime goes global

Advantages: Beautifully-presented volume, of great interest to Christie fans
Disadvantages: Of arguably specialist interest

Agatha Christie and the worldwide tour In 1922 Agatha Christie, already the author of three very successful books, was happily married with a small daughter, and her heart’s desire was to continue writing while she led a quiet life in the country. ...

JOHNV 06.10.2012 · Read full review
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Review of The Grand Tour: Around the World with the Queen of Mystery - Agatha Christie

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