Dolman Award Books – Take 3

14 July 2012 | Media

This is my third batch of Dolman Award books, we’re working our way through the ‘long list’ now. Click here for my first batch and here for my second. Both these books look at walking I really liked Olivia Laing’s To the River, a walk down the River Ouse, the one V...

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Canal Travel

2 June 2011 | Transport

‘It’s a narrowboat, not a barge (they carry coal), not a longboat (they carry Vikings), this is a narrowboat.’ That was my introduction to English canal travel quite a few years ago on a trip with my pre-teen (at the time) children. We travelled up the Avon River to S...

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