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BOOK REVIEW – TWO STEPS FORWARD

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Julia’s Reading Challenge for 2019 0% Introduction From the New York Times bestselling author of The Rosie Projectcomes a story of taking chances and learning to love again as two people, one mourning her husband and the other recovering from divorce, cross paths on the centuries-old Camino pilgrimage from France to Spain. “The Chemin will change you. It…

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BOOK REVIEW – Peas and Queues (Unabridged Audiobook)

Julia’s Reading Challenge for 2019 0% Introduction How do you get rid of unwanted guests? What do you do if there’s a racket in the quiet carriage? How should you eat peas, and behave in queues? How to behave, like how to punctuate, is an aspect of life that many are no longer taught. Thankfully,…

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BOOK REVIEW – I’M OFF THEN, LOSING AND FINDING MYSELF ON THE CAMINO DE SANTIAGO

Julia’s Reading Challenge for 2019 0% Introduction I’m Off Then has sold more than three million copies in Germany and has been translated into eleven languages. The number of pilgrims along the Camino has increased by 20 percent since the book was published. Hape Kerkeling’s spiritual journey has struck a chord. Overweight, overworked, and disenchanted, Kerkeling…

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Book Review – The Salt Path, Raynor Winn

Julia’s Reading Challenge for 2019 0% Introduction Just days after Raynor learns that Moth, her husband of 32 years, is terminally ill, their home and livelihood is taken away. With nothing left and little time, they make the brave and impulsive decision to walk the 630 miles of the sea-swept South West Coast Path, from…

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Book Review – Walking Home, Clare Balding

Julia’s Reading Challenge for 2019 0% Introduction In Clare Balding’s family, walking just took too long – she galloped through the countryside and she galloped through life. There was certainly no time to get to know Britain beyond its racecourses. Then, in 1999, Clare took a call out of the blue from a BBC producer…

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Book Review – How To Be Human: The Manual

Julia’s Reading Challenge for 2019 0% Introduction It took us 4 billion years to evolve to where we are now. No question, anyone reading this has won the evolutionary Hunger Games by the fact you’re on all twos and not some fossil. This should make us all the happiest species alive – most of us…

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Book Review – First Man In, Leading From The Front

Julia’s Reading Challenge for 2019 0% Introduction No one is born a leader. But through sheer determination and by confronting life’s challenges, Ant Middleton has come to know the meaning of true leadership. In First Man In, he shares the core lessons he’s learned over the course of his fascinating, exhilarating life. Special forces training…

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Book Review – The Year We Seized The Day : A True Story of Friendship and Renewal on the Camino

book review: The Year We Seized the Day: A True Story of Friendship and Renewal on the Camino

Julia’s Reading Challenge for 2019 0% Introduction The utterly compelling and inspirational account of how two very different writers tackle their demons walking the Camino de Santiago de Compostela, the legendary medieval pilgrimage across Spain Elizabeth Best had always wanted to go on a pilgrimage. Colin Bowles had never given it a moment’s thought. But by…

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Book Review – Dare to Do by Sarah Outen

Julia’s Reading Challenge for 2019 0% Introduction On 1 April 2011, rower and adventurer Sarah Outen set off in her kayak from Tower Bridge for France. her aim was simple: to circle the globe entirely under her own steam – cycling, kayaking and rowing across Europe, Asia, the Pacific, North America, the Atlantic and eventually…

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