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Journals 8.1 – Wild Wales by George Borrow (Part 1)

By the time Wild Wales was published in 1862, George Henry Borrow was already a well-established travel writer, known principally for his Bible in Spain and works looking at the Romany people in Europe. He was not a particularly acclaimed … Continue reading

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Journals 4.3 – Men and Manners by Grant Thorburn (Part 3)

This is the third part of my article on Grant Thorburn’s journal.  For the first and second parts please see the earlier entries from 1st July and 5th July 2015. Next on the agenda for Thorburn was an investigation into … Continue reading

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