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ABOUT THIS BOOK AND ITS AUTHORInspired by having had a play accepted for BBC Childrens Hour in the 1940s, Bob Orrell has been a writer most of his life. His first book Saddle Tramp in the Lake District was made into a documentary by BBC TV and apart from having written thirteen books he has worked as a lighthouse keeper, a forester, a Lake District mountain guide, a profesABOUT THIS BOOK AND ITS AUTHORInspired by having had a play accepted for BBC Childrens Hour in the 1940s, Bob Orrell has been a writer most of his life. His first book Saddle Tramp in the Lake District was made into a documentary by BBC TV and apart from having written thirteen books he has worked as a lighthouse keeper, a forester, a Lake District mountain guide, a professional yacht skipper. For five years he was a Producer/Presenter with BBC Radio Cumbria and he also worked for BBC Television. His work as a writer and broadcaster in West Cumbria has enabled him to gather a unique wealth of knowledge about the region that is revealed in the local tales and the sometimes controversial observations and amusing anecdotes that form the basis of this highly readable book.Told in a relaxed and entertaining style it is the story of a leisurely journey that can be made by car, on a bike, on horseback or on foot, following the shore of the Irish Sea and the Solway Firth to the Scottish Border at Gretna, by way of the ancient and picturesque hamlets, villages, towns - and one city - dotted along Cumberland's Rum Butter Coast.'Well worth a read' Cumbria Magazine'A classic' Cockermouth Post'Bob Orrell is a gifted writer' Keswick Reminder'An intriguing mash up of stories you sort of knew and stories you definitely didn't' Whitehaven News...

Title : Cumberland's Rum Butter Coast
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ISBN : 9781872880082
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 188 Pages
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    2019-02-15 09:10

    Great book; An absolute must if you want to know a little something of the history of each place along this coast. Funny, provocative and engaging! Another gem from Mr Orrell.