Pistoia & the Literary Festival
29 May 2013 | Culture
I was in Pistoia (half way between Pisa and Florence in Italy) on 25 May to talk travel, other festival speakers included Colin Thubron, I enjoyed To a Mountain in Tibet, his circuit of Mt Kailash book last year when I was involved with the Dolman travel writing award...
The Dolman Short List
9 August 2012 | Media
I’m chairing the 2012 Dolman Travel Book of the Year award this year, deciding on the best travel book published in Britain last year. I’ve posted blogs about the awards and, as I worked my way through the entrants and the long list my thoughts on the books entered. C...
Dolman Award Books
23 May 2012 | Media
I’m chairing the panel of judges for the 2012 Dolman Travel Book of the Year Award, the annual award for the best British travel book. Currently I’m working through the entries with my fellow judges Sarah Spankie of Conde Nast Traveller magazine, Susie Dowdall the Boo...