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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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The Wild Rover

Advantages: Makes me want to put my walking boots on, authors sense of humour
Disadvantages: Relatively poor quality illustrations, some subjects not covered in depth.

...I picked up a copy of The Wild Rover to give me something to read on a long train journey. Described on the cover as a "blistering journey along Britain's footpaths", I first thought this non fiction travel book seemed a little dull. I like walking myself ...

ryeb 16.03.2015 · Read full review
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Review of The Wild Rover - Mike Parker

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Very Interesting and Informative Book

Advantages: Gave me an insight into how Disney works.
Disadvantages: Made me sad that they didn't build everything.

...I'm a big Disney fan, just read some of my reviews and you'll get an idea of just how big. I've been to Walt Disney World in Florida 12 times, California Disneyland twice and Disneyland Resort Paris at least five times and I've even tried the Disney Cruis ...

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Review of The Disneylands That Never Were - Shaun Finnie

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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 ...

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Review of Our Dusty Paradise - Linda Caine

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A Castle in Spain (Catalunya)

Advantages: Interesting history about the castle and the role it has played
Disadvantages: Look for this book second hand, its RRP is expensive

Matthew Parris and a small group of family and close friends bought a ruin of a castle called L’Avenc in the Catalunya region of northern Spain in 1997. This book is about the problems and triumphs he encountered whilst renovating it, the hurdles he had t ...

StewwyB 03.11.2014 · Read full review
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Review of A Castle in Spain - Matthew Parris

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