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Film Review: @AWalkInTheWoods

Bill Bryson is my all-time favourite travel writer. His books, including Down Under, Neither Here Nor There, Notes from a Big Country and Made in America to name a few, are some of the funniest and most entertaining books I’ve read. 321 more words


October's book: Neither Here Nor There by Bill Bryson

October’s book is Neither Here Nor There by Bill Bryson

Bill Bryson’s first travel book, The Lost Continent, was unanimously acclaimed as one of the funniest books in years. 139 more words

Books We Want To Read

The Eight Words That Altered The Course In History

7th October 2015


I am currently blogging.

Such a strange word which is used to capture what i am about to ramble on about in an acceptable way, because what i am doing is blogging. 840 more words

Bill Bryson

Reading "Mother Tongue"

Bill Bryson’s Mother Tongue is funny and informative. He explains how English is a global language, more flexible and versatile athan any other languages because despite many booby traps of the language, English still has some of the simplest spellings and pronunciation. 227 more words


Non Fiction / General, Comedy

Notes from a Small Island
by Bill Bryson
Before returning to America after 20 years abroad in Great Britain, Bill Bryson takes a farewell tour of the island he has called home for so long and details his adventures with charming frivolity. 64 more words

#recommended Reading

“A Walk in the Woods”: A Journey Through the Appalachians with a Travel Writer

If nothing else, a cross country road trips calls for an engrossing book that will help alleviate the boredom that the miles and miles of cornfields in Indiana and North Dakota inflict upon the weary (passenger) car traveler. 477 more words

Book Recommendations

A Walk In The Woods: 102 not out...

Bill Bryson’s fantastic tale of hiking the Appalachian Trail has finally arrived on screen: a mere seventeen years after it was first published. The  book was in essence a collection of tales and anecdotes linked to the 2,168.1 mile Appalachian Trail that runs from Maine through to Georgia via rugged trails  up and down a couple of mountains while exploring some fantastic state/national parks before reaching the end of the road. 387 more words