Last Call for the Dining Car

Last Call for the Dining Car

ADAM EDWARDS is a freelance journalist who has worked in Fleet Street most of his life and, with the notable exception of the ... He wrote and presented the popular Wild Tracks series for ITV and Fishlock's Sea Stories for BBC Wales.

Author: Michael Kerr

Publisher: Aurum

ISBN: 9781845137496

Category: Transportation

Page: 204

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Ever since Paul Theroux embarked in London on the first train of his Great Railway Bazaar, railways have been a rich source for the best travel writing. This is truer than ever in the twenty-first century. As the environmental implications of relentless air travel cast an ominous shadow over the prospect of foreign adventure, the opportunity to jump on a train at St Pancras and be whisked straight to the continent offers a wonderful alternative. Train travel has assumed a new pragmatic importance as well as romance – which is no doubt why so many more tour companies are offering a great train ride as part of their holiday itineraries. Now, Michael Kerr, the Telegraph’s deputy Travel Editor, has burrowed deep in the newspaper’s archives and collected together the very best of its writings about the railway: here are journeys non-stop from London to Vladivostok; across the Canadian Rockies; the first train to traverse Australia from Darwin to Alice Springs; and on the teeming, crawling, travelling adventure of Indian railways. In scenes much more familiar to the British commuter, Boris Johnson discovers his “inner McEnroe” thanks to signal failure in the Midlands, and Michael Palin samples the delights of British Rail Inter-City. This is an anthology that will appeal to the railway buff and the armchair traveller alike; to anyone who has ever Inter-railed in their youth and everyone nostalgic for the days when the only way to cross a continent was by train.
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Collected Plays The Browning version Harlequinade Adventure story Who is Sylvia The deep blue sea

Collected Plays  The Browning version  Harlequinade  Adventure story  Who is Sylvia  The deep blue sea

Miss Fishlock , do you happen to know the maximum penalty for bigamy ? MISS FISHLOCK nods , biting her quivering lower lip . ARTHUR . What is it , Miss Fishlock ? MISS FISHLOCK . ( In a whisper . ) Imprisonment - for life .

Author: Terence Rattigan

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ISBN: UOM:39015010206996

Category: English drama

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Conquerors of Time

Conquerors of Time

'Trevor Fishlock's brio and broad vision matches those of his subjects and makes for a rattling good read.' Lawrence James, Daily Mail 'Fact-filled and highly evocative ... the sheer romance of the story is irresistible.' Sunday Telegraph

Author: Trevor Fishlock

Publisher: Faber & Faber

ISBN: 9780571287147

Category: History

Page: 480

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Conquerors of Time celebrates 150 years of courage, energy, innovation, resourcefulness and grand ideas, from the late 17th century to the early 20th. It's about the seafarers, engineers, inventors and trailblazers who enabled the British to hold together a vast empire and the Americans to push their frontiers west. Some, such as Captain Cook and Robert Stephenson are famous. Others, like the makers of chromonometers, the collectors of tropical plants or the railway engineers who roughed it in the Canadian wilderness are less well-known. What they all had in common is a desire to understand the world and a determination to harness the forces of nature. 'Trevor Fishlock's brio and broad vision matches those of his subjects and makes for a rattling good read.' Lawrence James, Daily Mail 'Fact-filled and highly evocative ... the sheer romance of the story is irresistible.' Sunday Telegraph
Categories: History

International Who s who of Authors and Writers

International Who s who of Authors and Writers

James Steven Fishkin 1973 , two s . ... Contributions : Books , journals , newspapers and periodicals . ... More Wild Tracks 2000 , Fishlock's Sea Stories 2003 , Conquerors of Time : Exploration and Invention in the Age of Daring 2004 ...

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ISBN: UOM:49015003128098

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Science Books

Science Books

Klotz , S. D. , 54 Guide to opportunities for education , training and research in the sciences . Field , S. , 7 Guide to the laser . Fishlock , D. , 25 Gurthrie , D. M. and Tindall , A. R. Biology of the cockroach , 227 Guts .

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ISBN: UOM:39076006646553

Category: Science

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Sea Frontiers

Sea Frontiers

DAVID FISHLOCK Mr. Fishlock is Technology Editor of New Scientist magazine , and has been a technical and science journalist for ten years . A chemist by training , he has published two books on metals and is presently writing The ...

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ISBN: UCAL:B3557258

Category: Oceanography

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Library Journal

Library Journal

Rosenfeld , S. The Story of Coins . illus . , some color by James Barry . ca. vol . maps . photogs . bibliog . index . 128p . Harvey House . $ 3.95 ; lib . ed . $ 3.79 SCIENCE AND DISCOVERY BOOKS Fishlock , David . The New Materials .

Author: Melvil Dewey

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ISBN: UCSC:32106007460592

Category: Libraries

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Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Juniorlibraries, 1954-May 1961). Issued also separately.
Categories: Libraries