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Robert Naylor was a Warrington timber merchant whose home when this book was published in 1916, was Beeston Towers in Cheshire. It is now a hotel. The 1372 miles covering the sights between John O’Groats and Land’s End was not … Continue reading
Jules Pretty is Professor of Environment and Society at the University of Essex and has written several books. This, sub-titled ‘Travels with enduring people in vanishing lands’ is the first I have read and was published in 2014. Many peoples … Continue reading
Travel literature is one of my favourite genres and I often read before and while planning a journey of my own. Some books have also travelled before they find me. Earlier this month I discovered Janine Pommy Vegas ‘Tracking the … Continue reading
This is not the first time that the cover is what first attracted me to a book. Having never been to Trinidad despite having known several people from there while I was at university and with no immediate plans to visit, … Continue reading
Here is a lovely book which caught my eye. It has beautiful fold out colour and smaller black and white illustrations.