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Literary Norfolk : Julian Earwaker & Kathleen Becker

Literary Norfolk by Julian Earwaker

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

‘Literary Norfolk’ is fairly unique in the literary tourism titles that I’ve looked at thus far, as it focuses specifically on one area and explores it into great depth. 442 more words


Barge Life: Maps and Navigation

Europe’s network of inland waterways usually provides multiple ways to get to the same place. With the choice of routes comes the dilemma: Which way should we go? 616 more words


Spotlight on two books you'll want to scoop up before your trip to Venice

In case I have not fully driven home the level of nerdiness that reigns supreme here at YiR, I’m going to tell you what the one and only J.R.R. 965 more words

Art & Culture (le Cose Belle)

Kyffin Williams and the castles of North Wales

I have much enjoyed John R. Kenyon, ‘Kyffin Williams and the guidebooks to the four great Edwardian castles of North Wales: a bibliographic essay’, The Castle Studies Group Journal  196 more words

Heritage Sites

A Testing Test Ride

I had a tough but wonderful ride into the hills of the Algarve today as I continue to check bits of the route for the next Pedal Portugal… 504 more words

Cycling Portugal

The Monasteries of North-East Yorkshire

I have been thinking about the development of Heritage guidebooks in the UK. One of the moves away from the ‘blue guides’ was the new guide to… 189 more words

Heritage Sites