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Dawdling By The Danube

Author : Edward Enfield
ISBN : 9780857653123
Genre : Travel
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‘I had thought for some time that there must be something funny about Germany because, except for hard-drinking types at the Munich beer festival, I had never heard of anybody going there for a holiday. This was, in my view, the first of two advantages. There are travellers who, when abroad, are delighted to see a fellow countryman. Not I. There are quite enough Englishmen at home without my wanting to run into them abroad.’ So, having only been to Germany once before to do National Service, Edward Enfield sets off on his latest cycling trip, carrying few preconceptions but plenty of wit. Determining the route he should take from recommendations scrawled on a napkin, he starts by following the ‘Romantic Street’ along the banks of the Danube from Passau to Vienna, taking in castles, churches and good food along the way. And, as Edward amply reveals in this charming book, there is no place from which to see a country that is nearly as good, as the saddle of a bicycle.

Greece On My Wheels

Author : Edward Enfield
ISBN : 1849531684
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Fired by a long enthusiasm for all things Greek, Edward Enfield mounts his trusty Raleigh to follow in the footsteps of such notable travellers to Greece as Benjamin Disraeli, Edward Lear and the Romantic poet Lord Byron. Fortified by delicious fish dinners and quantities of draught retsina, he tackles the formidable roads of the Peloponnese before plunging, on a later trip, into the rugged heartlands of Epirus and Acarnania. His travelsare set against the great panorama of Greek history - Greeks and Romans, Turks and Albanians, Venetians, Englishmen and Germans all people his pages. An enchanting travelogue that combines wit, charm and scholarship, Greece On My Wheels is a superb example of travel writing at its unforgettablebest.

Growing To A Ripe Old Age

Author : Edward Enfield
ISBN : 1849531706
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A warm, humorous tale of one's man long relationship with his garden Gardens, in my view, often involve too much gardening. This is partly to do with the nature of human beings, who will make a competition out of anything if they possibly can. Edward Enfield has only ever had one garden, but his dealings with it have extended more than half a century. He came to his three-quarters of an acre knowing nothing about growing anything, and this book is an account of his horticultural successes and failures, inventions and frustrations, discoveries and developments. With wry humor, he leads us through the thorny subject of roses, counts the blessings of keeping chickens, and exposes the perfidy of gardening copywriters, while offering wise and witty tips on how best to enjoy the fruits of your labor.

Old Age And How To Survive It

Author : Edward Enfield
ISBN : 1840247762
Genre : Humor
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A humorous guide to help you make the most of old age Old age comes to us all, and this book wittily advises on how to survive its trickier obstacles, not least the people who suggest you must "do something." One of the great delights of the golden years is doing less?from giving up do-it-yourself and ambition to not inviting people to dinner. These elegantly entertaining essays guide those entering their finer years on how to make the most of old age.

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ISBN : UIUC:30112007628040
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Twilight On The Danube

Author : Franz Carl Weiskopf
ISBN : UOM:39015030114717
Genre : Austria
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Standard Bearers The Alps The Blue Danube

Author : Olesʹ Honchar
ISBN : UCAL:$B197609
Genre : World War, 1939-1945
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The Danube With Pen And Pencil

Author : B. Granville Baker
ISBN : UCBK:C041407799
Genre : Danube River
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The Eclectic Magazine Of Foreign Literature Science And Art

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The Eclectic Magazine

Author : John Holmes Agnew
ISBN : UOM:39015030073657
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