Cornwall reading

Cornwall reading

I haven’t had a chance to read for a few weeks, so a walking holiday in Cornwall at the end of June provided an excellent…

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The Salt Path

The Salt Path

I had been looking forward to reading The Salt Path by Raynor Winn as it is about a couple walking the South West Coastal Path…

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Christmas reading 2018

Christmas reading 2018

I really enjoyed reading Weapons of Math Destruction by Cathy O’Neil just before Christmas. It was lent to me by a friend and is all about…

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New Year reading

New Year reading

In January I started to read my way through my Christmas books, starting with Logical Family by Armistead Maupin. I think I’ve read every novel…

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The Road to Little Dribbling

The Road to Little Dribbling

I am a huge fan of Bill Bryson (see my blogs on Bill Bryson and Going Down Under) so was delighted when his latest book…

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The Dig Tree

The Dig Tree

When I got back from Australia in mid January I hadn’t had enough of reading about the country (see my blogs on A Town Like…

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Reading Guatemala

Reading Guatemala

Back in 2005 I went to Guatemala for three weeks – my first real experience of travelling in a developing country. The trip started inauspiciously…

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Reading Cuba

Reading Cuba

This time last year I had just got back from two weeks in Cuba, my second visit to a captivating island. My first trip in…

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Bill Bryson

Bill Bryson

Packing some books for my evening flight to New York on Monday reminds me of some of the most enjoyable books I’ve zipped through on…

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Fancy a new life abroad?

Fancy a new life abroad?

Fancy a new life abroad? This time of year leaving the house early in the morning surrounded by a heavy frost and temperatures that have…

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