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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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You'll Soon Be Tired of Pubs

Advantages: Lots of suggestions, some bits of London I hadn't considered visiting
Disadvantages: Some suggestions are bizarre and suggest a lack of imagination from the writer

...in hardcover in 2012, "Tired of London Tired of Life" is a take on the quote by Samuel Johnson that "when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford". This book, therefore is designed to reigni ...

MentalSarcasm 27.06.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Tired of London, Tired of Life: One Thing A Day To Do in London - Tom Jones

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Haunted Castle and Spooks

Advantages: Enjoyable book about the paranormal
Disadvantages: Nothing

I love the book Haunted Castles of Britain and Ireland which was written by Richard Jones. This book was given to me as a gift a little while ago and is a joy to read. I love to read about the paranormal as it is one of my pastimes and I have friends wh ...

randy_edith 27.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Haunted Castles of Britain and Ireland - Richard Jones

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A Very Special Book To Me

Advantages: A unique glimpse into the town and people of Folkestone, Kent
Disadvantages: Possible only of interest to local people

Review of Everywhere Means Something to Someone: The People's Guide to Folkestone This review is a very personal one about a book that means a great deal to me and my family. The book is an A6 sized, chunk ...

brittle1906 16.01.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Everywhere Means Something to Someone: The People's Guide to Folkestone - Strange Cargo

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Whitby Oddments

Advantages: Great pictures
Disadvantages: It's a small book - don't expect miracles

Most travellers – or at least most of the ones I know – are also readers. Most readers – like most of the travellers I know – are also closet historians. That isn't to say that they are interested in the development of the cupboard since the first e ...

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Review of Whitby A Miscellany - Julia Skinner

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