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Ancient Monuments: Scotland

Regional guides of ancient monuments in the guardianship of the Ministry of Works started to appear in the 1930s (e.g. Wales). These in effect were a gazeteer providing visitors with information about the location and the admission arrangements. 64 more words

Heritage Sites

Walking around Kilmartin Glen

One of the most dramatic prehistoric landscapes in Britain lies in Kilmartin Glen. Sharon Webb’s In the Footsteps of Kings (Kilmartin Museum, red. ed. 2013) provides some 25 walks to explore the glen’s heritage. 69 more words


Cycling The Algarve - Published!

Fancy riding your bike to some of the most gorgeous and unspoilt beaches in Portugal? Want to escape the crowds on tiny back roads that aren’t marked on any regular tourist map? 514 more words

Cycling Portugal

How to Sell More Books

My philosophy on how to sell more of something is simple: you have to explain what it is, you have to make it look desirable, and you have to ensure that it creates an appropriate impact on your Customer. 471 more words


Dubrovnik and Italy!

I end my time in Croatia in Dubrovnik. I have 3 days here. I hope to get in a day trip to Mostar. I just recieved all my guidebooks for my trip. 140 more words


Printed material reviews (physical books, maps and pamphlets)

Books and maps. I’ve accumulated a worrying amount of them over the years and also reviewed books for The Palaeontological Association Newsletter and the Scottish Journal of Geology… 38 more words

Book Reviews

Baedeker's Guide Books

During the later part of the 19th century the term “Baedeker” was synonymous with travel guidebooks.  The development of railroads and steamers and the emerging upper middle class meant that more people were going abroad for extended periods of time.  329 more words