Paperback. Pub Date: April. 2010 Pages: 280 Publisher: Penguin An Astonishing WORK '- Joanne Harris. Every parent's worst nightmare became a Reality for Ian...... more
Paperback. Pub Date: April. 2010 Pages: 280 Publisher: Penguin An Astonishing WORK '- Joanne Harris. Every parent's worst nightmare became a Reality for Ian Clayton. On a Short holiday EAK in Hay-on-Wye he took HIS nine -year-old twins canoeing. and in a freak accident his daughter Billie was drowned. In a remarkably frank and vivid way. Clayton describes what happened on that spring day. his desperate attempts to save his two children. and then what it felt like two years later to come face to face with the men who hired out the canoe. But Our Billie is not a story of bitterness and recrimination. Instead it's the story of how a family attempts to come to terms with something which makes no sense at all . Through his memories of Billie and his wonderfully affectionate portrait of the small town in Yorkshire where the family has lived for generations. he weaves a story of lo...
Reading the River: Voyage Down the Yukon - John Hildebrand
Reading the River "John Hildebrand sets out in a canoe . . . to explore the great riverway of northwestern Canada and Alaska. . . . The geography is...... more
Reading the River "John Hildebrand sets out in a canoe . . . to explore the great riverway of northwestern Canada and Alaska. . . . The geography is closely rendered and the characters especially sharply drawn. The country is filled with mad dropouts at river fish camps, good-hearted girls in the towns, sullen natives in tumbledown villages, cranky old-timers, terrible drunks and worse moralizers who live off the w Full description
The Wild Rover - The Blarney Lads Peggy Gordon - The Blarney Lads Maggie - Paul Downes The Curragh Of Kildaire - Paul Downes Molly...... more
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Advantages: So much to do Disadvantages: Not much modern here
...During my time in Tallinn, I stayed at two hotels. The first one was more in the main part of the city centre but the hotel I stayed in after going to Finland and coming back was a close walk from Old Town. Until my sister and started walking the first morning from our hotel, we didn?t even really realise that there were two completely different parts to the city. After walking around the mode...
...Guides - I decided that there was so much that we had missed on our last visit. Being a World Heritage Site I was especially keen to see the Old Town, although there is much else that is also worth seeing in this city. Naturally, whilst there, we also seized the opportunity to meet the author of so many of those Wasarvian reviews that we have all read!
My wife was, initially, less than delighted...
Advantages: Free parking and no entrance fee. Disadvantages: You have to pay for each ride.
...Everyone does Disney, SeaWorld, and Universal, when they go to the Orlando area. This can be very costly, especially for a family.
Fancy a cheap few hours out, then go to Old Town in Kissimmee. You can't miss it. It has the Ferris wheel at the entrance, and that's how we would give directions. Not only can you see this on U.S.192 but it now has the 'Sling Shot' too. Two brightly illuminated...
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