Tag Archives: travel writing

Skating to Antarctica by Jenny Diski

Published: 1998 by Granta My copy: Borrowed from the Library where I work Memorable quote: “If I trace it back, that wish for a whiteout began with the idea of being an inmate in a psychiatric hospital. Not during my first … Continue reading

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Terra Incognita: Travels in Antarctica by Sara Wheeler

Introducing: Brushing Off the Dust!  Old reviews revisited. Before I launched this current public blog I used to write and share book reviews with a small circle of friends elsewhere. I discovered some of my all-time favourite reads during this … Continue reading

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Pole Dance by Tom Avery

Published: 2004 by Orion Books My copy: Borrowed from the Library where I work Memorable quote: “Although I can partially relate to how Shackleton felt about his own performance, I find it astonishing that he managed to hold himself together. … Continue reading

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