Ian Thomson:

Jamaica & Russia – Dolman Winners

12 October 2012 | Media

Having chaired the panel of judges for this year’s Dolman Travel Book of the Year Award – Wild Coast the well-deserved winner – I thought I should read the last couple of winners. The Dead Yard, Ian Thomson’s book about Jamaica, picked up the award two years ago. I...

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Ox Travels

18 July 2011 | Media

Edited by ex-Rough Guider Mark Ellingham and others and introduced by Michael Palin, Ox Travels features 36 travel tales by well known travel writers, all around the theme of a meeting. The proceeds go to Oxfam. My half a dozen favourites? • Madam Say Go – Sonia Fa...

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Books on Haiti

26 May 2008 | Media

Before I visited Haiti earlier this year I did some reading about the country. The first discovery was that there’s not much on the shelves, we cover Haiti in our Caribbean Islands book and you can also download the Haiti chapter as a Pick & Mix PDF. In 1999...

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