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Henry Fielding in Lyme Regis (and in love)

The adventures of Henry Fielding at Lyme Regis, Dorset, for the purpose of carrying off an heiress

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Virginia Woolf

Exploring the life and work of Virginia Woolf and members of the Bloomsbury Group

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Walking With Mrs Dalloway

Walking in the footsteps of Mrs Dalloway, explore London and Virginia Woolf's great novel of the city

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Ancient Greece and the Classical World

A literary travel guide to Ancient Greece and the Classical World

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Literary Festivals in the UK

A guide to literary festivals in the UK, with link details

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Mabel Dodge Luhan

Tracing the remarkable story of Mabel Dodge Luhan and D H Lawrence in Taos, New Mexico

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D H Lawrence in New Mexico

On the trail of D H Lawrence in New Mexico

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Literary walks

Evocative literary walks and walking weekends exploring landscapes and writers

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John Clare

A weekend walking trail exploring the life and work of John Clare

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Uncovering Berlin - a literary guide

A literary guide to Berlin, exploring Weimar and beyond

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Yorkshire the Bronte sisters and beyond

A literary guide to Yorkshire, including the Bronte sisters, Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath, and many other writers

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Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

London Literary Trails: Theatre Royal, Drury Lane and 18th century London

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Virginia Woolf Literary Trail

A literary trial exploring the key locations connected with Virginia Woolf and members of the Bloomsbury Group

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Lyme Regis Literary Walking

Walks in and around Lyme Regis exploring the stunning Dorset landscape and coastline associated with The French Lieutenant s Woman and Persuasion

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Literary Wessex and the South of England

A tour through literary Wessex and the south west of England, starting and finishing in London.

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Do you love the Kindle?

How I learned to love the Kindle

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Gods Heroes and Romantics

A unique trail of Gods Heroes and Romantics in the classical world.

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Georgiana

About Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire and 18th Century London

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George Herbert and Bemerton

About George Herbert and his time as rector of St Andrews, Bemerton

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Byron On Swimming The Hellespont

Byron On Swimming The Hellespont - poem

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William Wordsworth

A literary guide to William Wordsworth and the Lake District

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William Wordsworth and Rydal Mount

A literary guide to William Wordsworth and Rydal Mount in the Lake District

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William Wordsworth and Grasmere

A literary guide to William Wordsworth, Dove Cottage and Grasmere in the Lake District

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Bloomsbury Group Locations

A Guide to key Bloomsbury Group Locations

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Iris Murdoch

Walks in London inspired by the novels of Iris Murdoch

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Iris Murdoch Thames Walks

These Iris Murdoch Thames Walks trace the magnetic presence of the Thames in Iris Murdoch’s novels, from the Isle of Dogs to Cheyne Walk.

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Iris Murdoch Anax's Walk

Anax's walk - one of a series of walks in London inspired by the novels of Iris Murdoch

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Iris Murdoch Hyde Park Walk

A walk in Hyde Park inspired by the novels of Iris Murdoch

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Translation, travel and the books we read

How translation changes books and travel can change the traveler

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Thomas Hardy and Dorset

A Guide and Literary tour of Thomas Hardy's Dorset

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