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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. 386 more words

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An Idle Woman in Sicily

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Ulysses and his fleet, Aeneas, Empedocles, the Giant Enceladus – ah! who can paint it? I hate my pen for being so incapable.

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Enchanted Rock

It was July and I just had gotten out of work. It was about to be 5 o’clock when I got home. I saw my mom who had just arrived from work as well.  1,380 more words

A Poem - The Travelling Life

Travelling is an opportunity to see past all hate

Simply by booking a holiday with a time and date

Looking for different cultures and lifestyles to appreciate… 226 more words


Sometimes You Just Have To Be There

Travel is stimulating. Visiting new places outside our own environs infuses so many of us with a sense of wonder and renewal. Travel literature goes back at least to the 2nd century with the Greek geographer Pausanias. 479 more words


Miss Bates's Favourite Books: 2017 Edition

Another year of reading and reviewing for Miss Bates, a strange, difficult one, the reading sparse and hesitant at times. Personal and world affairs often took precedence over quiet evenings of reading and certainly less blog writing, reading, and commenting. 1,481 more words

Contemporary Romance

Interview with Barnaby Rogerson: Part II - Eland and travel writing

It is late November 2017, and I am with Barnaby Rogerson, author and expert on North Africa, whose latest book, In Search of Ancient North Africa – A History in Six Lives… 1,387 more words