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To hear a skylark?: An extract from The Country of Larks

26/03/2019 10:25

Written by Gail Simmons

Join Gail Simmons on the last leg of her walk to Tring, as she searches for the elusive call of the skylark.

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The eye of the storm: an extract from The Country of Larks

26/03/2019 10:18

Written by Gail Simmons

Gail Simmons laments the impact the maelstrom of HS2 will have on the Chilterns AONB.

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A most pleasant country: an extract from The Country of Larks

26/03/2019 10:18

Written by Gail Simmons

Join Gail Simmons as she follows in the footsteps of Stevenson, exploring the lanes that lead to the chalky uplands of the Chilterns.

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Layers of history: an extract from The Country of Larks

26/03/2019 10:07

Written by Gail Simmons

Gail Simmons describes her journey through Holmer Green, a sleepy little village that still reflects traces of its agricultural history.

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Setting out: an extract from The Country of Larks

26/03/2019 09:51

Written by Gail Simmons

Gail Simmons recalls her journey following in the footsteps of Robert Louis Stevenson, almost 150 years after he first alighted from the train at High Wycombe station.

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Literary landscapes

30/01/2019 10:09

Written by Bradt Travel Guides

The rise of the English novel during the 18th century coincided with a growing pride in the landscape of Britain.

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One man and a book

23/01/2019 16:25

Written by Bradt Travel Guides

If any single book has immortalised the Thames in literature, it’s Three Men in a Boat (1889). 

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A master storyteller

17/01/2019 10:12

Written by Rosie Whitehouse

Author Rosie Whitehouse tells the story of Italo Calvino, one of Italy's greatest novelists.

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A bitter paradise

17/01/2019 09:50

Written by Rosie Whitehouse

Mary Shelley's summer on the Golfo dei Poeti was not as idyllic as you might think.

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Seven reasons to visit Bosnia and Herzegovina

16/05/2017 14:28

Written by Tim Clancy

Whether you’re an active outdoors type or more interested in history and culture, there’s plenty to see and do in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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