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Joseph Hobson Jagger was the only Monte Carlo gambler to devise an infallible and completely legal system. He was not a gentleman or an aristocrat; he was a working class Victorian man who entered the textile mills of Bradford to work when he was a child. What led a man
like this to travel to the entirely alien world of the south of France at a time when most people still lived and died within a few miles of where they were born?
A journey along one of Britain's oldest roads, from Dover to Anglesey,
in search of the hidden history that makes us who we are today. Long ago a path was created by the passage of feet tramping through endless forests.
Gradually that path became a track, and the track became a road. It connected the White Cliffs of Dover to the Druid groves of the Welsh island of Anglesey.
Do you struggle to think of new and creative ways to feed the whole family?
Are you stuck for ideas when scanning the shelves? This volume shows you how to cook delicious meals without breaking the bank.
John Lister-Kaye has spent a lifetime exploring, protecting and celebrating the British landscape and its creatures. His memoir is the story of a boy's awakening to the wonders of the natural world. Lister-Kaye's joyous childhood holidays -
spent scrambling through hedges and ditches after birds and small beasts, keeping pigeons in the loft and tracking foxes around the edge of the garden - were the perfect apprenticeship for his two lifelong passions: exploring the wonders of nature, and writing about them.
'The AA Guide to Yorkshire' gives you everything you need to know to get the most out of your visit to this wonderful county.
Each entry is packed with the very best sites to see, things to do, recommendations for eating and drinking, and places to explore nearby.