Places & Peoples: General Interest
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- Add to BasketSpirit Of The Highlands
- Hardback - Pixz
In more than 60 glorious images Jason Friend shares not only some of his favourite locations within the Highlands, but also some of the majestic natural scenes that he has been lucky enough to witness through his quest to capture the true spirit of this beautiful region.
- Add to BasketSmall Steps With Paws And Hooves: A Highland Journey
- Paperback - Summersdale
This title introduces the reader to Barnie who is 11 months old and dangerously learning to walk, Tess the dog who like to roll in smelly things, Ben the horse who barely fits through a stile and Spud, a young mother recovering from cancer treatment. This book documents their journey around the Grampian Mountains.
- Add to BasketShetland Diaries: Otters, Orcas, Puffins And Wonderful People
- Hardback - Hodder & Stoughton
Tying in with a major eight part BBC series, popular presenter and bestselling author Simon King reveals the natural splendour of the Shetland Islands.
- Add to BasketSkye: Island Beautiful
- Paperback - DB
'Skye' invites the reader to explore this exciting and vibrant area with a superb collection of over 500 carefully selected full-colour photographs. Each image is accompanied by a fully informative caption.
- Add to BasketSolo Round Scotland: The First Single-Handed Circumnavigation By Boat And Bikè
- Paperback - Whittles
In April 2006, Alan Rankin became the first person to single-handedly circumnavigate Scotland by boat and bike. This book is an account of the whole experience at sea and on the road. It follows the highs and lows as Alan battles to achieve his goal.
- Add to BasketCountry Driving: A Chinese Road Trip
- Paperback - Canongate
In the summer of 2001, Peter Hessler acquired his Chinese driver's license. For the next seven years he travelled the country, tracking how the automobile and the improved transport system were transforming China. Here, Hessler writes of everyday people who have reshaped the country.
- Add to BasketUp The Creek Without A Mullet
- Paperback - Sandstone
After acquiring a fascination with the dubious 1980s haircut while travelling around Eastern Europe, Simon Varwell discovered a village in Albania called Mullet, and a mission was born. This book charts the first three legs of the mission, as he visits places with the word 'mullet' in their name.
- Add to BasketSeton Gordon's Cairngorms: An Anthology
- Hardback - Whittles
A skilfully selected collection of Seton Gordon's inimitable writings on his first love, the Cairngorms.
- Add to BasketBalkaneering
- Paperback - Olida
Civil wars, ethnic cleansing and genocide, mass murderers, liberation movements and eccentric dictators - and all in recent memory. Jimmy Cormack travels round the parts of Europe the rest prefer to avoid, examining the history, the geography and the political intrigue.
- Add to BasketVienna Diary 1934
- Paperback - Kennedy & Boyd
On February 24th, 1934, shortly after the civil war in Austria and the defeat of the Socialists, Naomi Mitchison left England on a visit to Vienna in order to do what she could to relieve the terrible distress of the defeated. In this day-by-day diary, she tells us what she saw, did and felt.