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Arran: a history By Thorbjørn Campbell

This book was bought on the last day of our recent trip to Arran, so I did not start to read it until we had returned home. The first chapter is entitled ‘Early Times’ and describes the geology. The Highland … Continue reading

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From John O’Groats to Land’s End

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

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The Edge of Extinction

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

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