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Thames Pathway By Keith Pauling
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The Thames Path runs from Kemble in Gloucestershire to the Thames Flood Barrier at Greenwich. A journey of 184 miles. Along the way I explore the places of interest and all the fascinating histories... More > and characters that have influenced life along the river throughout the ages. Travel with me as I follow our greatest river from its tiny beginnings. Gently passing through the watermeadows of the upper reaches then enjoying the delights of the "Royal Thames" before arriving in the bustling capital city. We will learn of the engineering brilliance of Brunel and the other men who contributed to our transport systems. We will learn of the plotting and chicanery of Thomas Wolsey and the romantic tragedy of the "Fair Rosamund". Above all we will take a light-hearted look at our surroundings whilst enjoying the glorious splendour of the River Thames.< Less
Thames Pathway By Keith Pauling
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The Thames Path runs from Kemble in Gloucestershire to the Thames Flood Barrier at Greenwich. A total journey of 184 miles. Along the way I explore the places of interest and all the fascinating... More > histories and characters that have influenced life along the river throughout the ages. Travel with me as I follow our greatest river from its tiny beginnings. Gently passing through the watermeadows of the upper reaches then enjoying the delights of the "Royal Thames" before arriving in the bustling capital city. We will learn of the engineering brilliance of Brunel and the other men who contributed to our transport systems. We will learn of the plotting and chicanery of Thomas Wolsey and the romantic tragedy of the "Fair Rosamund". Above all we will take a light-hearted look at our surroundings whilst enjoying the glorious splendour of the River Thames.< Less
The River Thames - Vintage Print and Photo Album (PDF ebook / slideshow) By Nigel Woodhead
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England's great river captured in a fascinating anthology of vintage prints, photos, and early postcards - savour the country villages, quaint bridges, locks, weirs, historic riverside pubs, boats...... More > Includes London, Oxford, Eton, Windsor, Richmond, Hampton Court, Greenwich, Kingston, Westminster, Southend, Greenwich, and views from the Thames Path in a rolling journey from the source to the estuary. Dozens of nostalgic images, many in color, and from famous sources such as Victorian photographer Henry Taunt. In PDF ebook format for Acrobat Reader, with optional rolling slideshow functionality and random transition effects! In presentation mode this e-book makes a novel alternative to a screensaver. New, improved and extended version, February 2010: formatted in Landscape / Widescreen format (16 x 9 aspect), optimized for laptop / HDTV screens!< Less
Mean Tide By Sam North
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Kids can survive anything, they say. Oliver, aged twelve, has a missing father in Africa, his mother has had a breakdown, and he is recovering from chemo. He is sent to live with his only... More > relative. On a foggy day, one bald boy, with his cat, Flop, arrives at his Grandma's house at the water's edge in Greenwich. Oliver discovers to his horror that his Grandma, a famous psychic, hates cats. Her housekeeper, Lena loathes kids, and silent Justine seems to hate everyone. Add crazy Harriet, who has seen every fortune teller in London; Aura, a mysterious, aspiring beautiful actress and Bullet, the homeless kid with a very mean streak, trouble can't be far behind. When Oliver and Justine find a beautiful dog with it's throat cut washed up on the riverbank, Oliver feels a strange connection to this dead animal and so begins his own induction into a psychic world. 'An engaging, unusual and completely engrossing read' - Beverly Birch - author of 'Rift'< Less
Mean Tide By Sam North
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Kids can survive anything, they say. Oliver, aged twelve, has a missing father in Africa, his mother has had a breakdown, and he is recovering from chemo. He is sent to live with his only... More > relative. On a foggy day, one bald boy, with his cat, Flop, arrives at his Grandma's house at the water's edge in Greenwich. Oliver discovers to his horror that his Grandma, a famous psychic, hates cats. Her housekeeper, Lena loathes kids, and silent Justine seems to hate everyone. Add crazy Harriet, who has seen every fortune teller in London; Aura, a mysterious, aspiring beautiful actress and Bullet, the homeless kid with a very mean streak, trouble can't be far behind. When Oliver and Justine find a beautiful dog with it's throat cut washed up on the riverbank, Oliver feels a strange connection to this dead animal and so begins his own induction into a psychic world. 'An engaging, unusual and completely engrossing read' - Beverly Birch - author of 'Rift'< Less
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