PDF On the Slow Train


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    PDF On the Slow Train Michael Williams Ö 5 Summary review Ì PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ö Michael Williams A little disappointing unfortunately It wasn’t the subject matter I like a bit of British rural travel writing just as I like the same kind of thing on television too but the handing of the theme Too me there was a bit too little beauty in the descriptions and too little depth and conversely too much factual co

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    PDF On the Slow Train Gem of a book introducing us to or reminding us of twelve 'slow' train journies and recalling many we have lost Enjoy these while you can as I have seen so much lost in my own lifetime and when buildings are demolished and land is sold off it can't be put back

  3. says: review Ì PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ö Michael Williams PDF On the Slow Train Michael Williams Ö 5 Summary

    PDF On the Slow Train Michael Williams Ö 5 Summary It may be that four stars is a little niggardly This is a very enjoyable and enjoyably slender book written whilst Williams was lecturing in the department of journalism at The University of Central Lancashire in Preston where Cath taught in the Business School for 11 years Williams is a journalist who held senior positions with the Independent and The Sunday Times but managed to fit in regular journalism about railways a lifelon

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    review Ì PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ö Michael Williams PDF On the Slow Train Michael Williams Ö 5 Summary A very well written travel book where the author documents his journeys across the UK using many of the country's forgotten

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    PDF On the Slow Train Michael Williams Ö 5 Summary Read On the Slow Train Bucolic measurement amblingsVery pleasant awayday trundle down the secondary railways of Britain It reads like an old steam railway trip to nostalgia junction However this is today's railway

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    Michael Williams Ö 5 Summary review Ì PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ö Michael Williams Read On the Slow Train A delightful read I bought the book on a whim from one of those 'cheap' bookshops then nearly didn't bother to read it I'm glad I did It is an easy read but a fascinating look at 12 very different 'old' journeys taken on the modern

  7. says: PDF On the Slow Train Michael Williams Ö 5 Summary

    Read On the Slow Train review Ì PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ö Michael Williams Michael Williams Ö 5 Summary Very easy to read Evocative and nostalgic but not overly so And I can only recall one mistake Recommended

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    PDF On the Slow Train Brilliant writer can't wait to read the next instalment

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    PDF On the Slow Train Michael Williams caveats this tome by saying that it is unashamedly nostalgic This is true mourning as he does the country station with a roaring fire cheery porter with a fob watch restaurant cars with starched white tablecloths and the clinking of wine glasses The sprung seat of a Pullman 576 B class rolling stock I'm just nostalgic for the days when you could buy a supersaver on the day for any train rather

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    review Ì PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ö Michael Williams PDF On the Slow Train Michael Williams Ö 5 Summary The author writes about his experiences on some of the most interesting train journeys in the country In tone it feels a bit like a written v

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Read On the Slow Train

review Ì PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ö Michael Williams Summary On the Slow Train ä PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Michael Williams Ö 5 Summary Time lost in crowded carriages condemned by broken timetables On the Slow Train will reconnect with that long missed need to lift our heads from the daily grind and reflect that there are still places in Britain where one can stop and stare It will tap into many things a love of railways a lo. Bucolic measurement amblingsVery pleasant awayday trundle down the secondary railways of Britain It reads like an old steam railway trip to nostalgia junction However this is today s railway

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On the Slow Train

review Ì PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ö Michael Williams Summary On the Slow Train ä PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Michael Williams Ö 5 Summary Ve of history and a love of nostalgia This book will be a paean to another age before milk churns porters and cats on seats were replaced by security announcements and Burger King These twelve spectacular journeys will help free us from what Baudelaire denounced as the horrible burden of time. Brilliant writer can t wait to read the next instalment

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review Ì PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ö Michael Williams Summary On the Slow Train ä PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Michael Williams Ö 5 Summary Never was the sadness of the end of an affair so poignantly expressed than in Flanders and Swann's elegy The Slow Train This beautifully packaged book will take the reader on the slow train to another era when travel meant than hurrying from one place to the next the journey meaning nothing but. A little disappointing unfortunately It wasn t the subject matter I like a bit of British rural travel writing just as I like the same kind of thing on television too but the handing of the theme Too me there was a bit too little beauty in the descriptions and too little depth and conversely too much factual content especially in terms of the transport history of each route with snippets of stuff taken from other writers and poets It would ve worked well as monthly columns in a railway enthusiast magazine but as a book it became of decreasing interest to me despite having enjoyed three or four of the routes myself in real life Especially deserving of criticism was a strange comment on the second page stating how much has changed nearly half a century since Beeching and just how wrong the former BR Chairman got it not only has it the St Erth to St Ives line outlived the good chairman it is one of the few rural branch lines in the UK to make money This felt like predictable sentimental attack on Dr Beeching and surely if as stated so few lines were found to be economically viable then Beeching was right therefore

  • Hardcover
  • 202
  • On the Slow Train
  • Michael Williams
  • English
  • 03 October 2019
  • 9781848092075