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top 5 most inspiring books Double-Barrelled Travel

My top 5 most inspiring books

Inspiration is for amateurs. The great writer Somerset Maugham once said something to the tune of “I write only when inspiration strikes… fortunately it strikes every morning at nine o’clock sharp.” As much as I try to ape old mechanical Maugham, I’m still very much an amateur and need inspiration to get kick me along, […]

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The light between oceans Double-Barrelled Travel

March 2014 book reviews

These book reviews are part of an annual series where I read a book a month and then report on what they were like. It’s all part of achieving my goal of reading one book a week in 2014. You can check out my list of goals for the year here. Unlike in February, all […]

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