Published: 01/11/2013
ISBN: 9781783060283
eISBN: 9781783069033
Format: Paperback/eBook



Buy Printed Book

£7.50

Buy as a printed book
from our online shop

Find this ebook at your favourite retailer


Also by this Author



There are 0 items in your basket | Checkout

Further Afield
with Terence Jenkins
by Terence Jenkins

After the success of his trilogy of London books, Another Man’s London, London Lives, and London Tales, author, journalist and London guide, Terence Jenkins turns his attention further afield. We follow him from Cumbria to Kent, from Surrey to Suffolk, from Dorset to his home country, Wales, meeting on the way remarkable inhabitants and hearing lesser-known stories.

This lively collection of bite-size chunks of our nation’s history will entertain and inform you. Do you know where the smallest town hall in an infamous ‘rotten borough’ is? What is a snotty-gog and what has it to do with Pontius Pilate? How do you test if amber is real? What was the Yangtze Incident and how is it connected to the Surrey village of Tandridge? Would Nelson have had all the ships he needed at Trafalgar if it were not for an early ‘eco-warrior’? Who was ‘ the first person (known) to have introduced inoculation’? What have Whitehall and the Ashdown forest got in common? Who was the inspiration for ‘The Ancient Mariner’? Who played a cello in a wood with nightingales (which was one of the BBC’s first outside broadcasts)?And to whom is the Dickin Medal awarded?

The answers to these questions and many more will be found in this fascinating illustrated collection which is a perfect companion for a stroll or post-prandial relaxation in an easy chair.

  • Author News
  • View Press Coverage
  • Read Book Reviews
  • Review This Book

No news has been uploaded for this title

Goodreads

Book Addiction

Cayocosta 72

An enjoyable ramble with this very humorous author. His visits to obscure landmarks and historic sights had me googling throughout my reading of this book. I hope I can get my hands on his other titles!!

by Tracy Jacobson


Jenkins delivers fascinating anecdotes on travel and places he's visited.

by Linda Callaghan


 

Your Review

Your Name
Please enter your name.

To combat spam, please enter the text opposite into the box below:
Please enter the text:

 

Return to Book List