Spain – Jan Morris – Quotes

Quite a lot of quotes this time, especially for such a short book, but they show how vivid and multi-faceted picture of Spain Morris paints. The only properly modern big cities in Spain - cities, that is to say, comparable to the metropoles of industrial West - are Barcelona and Bilbao: the one a rip-roaring, …

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Spain – Jan Morris

I am still very diligently preparing for my vacation in Spain in September, you will notice that over the last few weeks books based in Spain or about Spain seem to be a bit of a theme. This book is yet another step on my journey to understand the complex country that Spain is. Jan …

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Wish You Were Here: England on Sea – Travis Elborough

Finally a book that I did not buy in Stanford's! This one I bought when my mum visited me in London and we went for The Great British Seaside photography exhibition in the Maritime Museum in Greenwich. It was really great fun, with photographs  by Tony Ray-Jones, David Hurn and Simon Roberts and Martin Parr, it …

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