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Our stunning shoreline

Advantages: Superb images with excellent accompanying text
Disadvantages: There are too many places to visit!

...Britain's coastline is around nine thousand miles long. Perhaps a lot of people who wish to spend a holiday on Britain's shores would simply be looking for a sandy beach to stretch out on, where the children can paddle safely in the water. “The Living Coa ...

denella 19.02.2012 · Read full review
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This Guide is From The Countree

Advantages: An educational almanac - written by an enthusiast.
Disadvantages: Several personality trait flood out - old fashioned in values.

...Geoffrey Grigson (1905 - 1985) British poet (Father of Sophie Grigson author) Grigson wasn't a quiet unassuming man, you would of thought, perhaps, wistfully, ambling along, whilst breathing in the balanced scents of decay and lush odours; may ...

1st2thebar 05.04.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Shell Country Alphabet - Geoffrey Grigson

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A country alphabet..

Advantages: Full of fascinating facts, easy to dip in and out of.
Disadvantages: Sparse illustrations will put off some.

The Shell Country Alphabet is not the sort of book that would have leapt of the shelf at me. I enjoy country walks and I am interested in wildlife but something about the title made me think this book would be dull and dry. Luckily for me, a neighbour who ...

ryeb 04.12.2011 · Read full review
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Plan your next day out!

Advantages: Lots of imaginative ideas for things to do and unusual places to visit
Disadvantages: Some entries can also be found in other books in the series

I have always been fascinated by books of lists. Lists of things to do, books to read, films to see, places to visit – I have lots of them on my bookshelves. So when I spotted Time Out’s guide to ‘1000 Things to do in Britain’ in my local branch of Wate ...

Clayeree 21.10.2009 · Read full review
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Rule, Britannia (a 1000 times)

Advantages: Quirky things that you wouldn't have known about or thought to do
Disadvantages: Expect the crowds now..

...Britain. We really don't appericiate its sights, uniqueness, history, humor, and err safaris, buddhist monasteries and bog snorkeling events! Well not according to Time Out that is. Hot on the heals of its 1000 things to do in London, Time Out has publis ...

Pookie_Rabbit 16.07.2008 · Read full review
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