A 25 mile, cyclist dream ride through areas of NYC most do not dare to see - Upper Manhattan, Harlem & The Bronx - with stops at Yankee Stadium, some of the most beautiful, unseen parks in NYC, waterfront green-ways, historic homes, and breathtaking water views with some of the highest bridges in NYC over the Hudson River. Explore old college campuses, The Hall of Great Americans, Edgar Allen Poe's Cottage and much more. Ride along a train path! Explore the unexplored in one of NYC's overlooked boroughs and feel like a local on an epic ride.
Including an introduction from writer and feminist activist Scarlett Curtis, curator of Sunday Times Bestseller Feminists Don't Wear Pink.When Father is taken away unexpectedly, Roberta, Peter, Phyllis and their mother have to leave their comfortable life in London to go and live in a small cottage in the country.The children seek solace in the nearby railway station, and make friends with Perks the Porter and the Station Master himself.Each day, the children run down the field to the railway track and wave at the passing London train, sending their love to Father.Little do they know that the kindly old gentleman passenger who waves back holds the key to their father's disappearance. . .The Sisterhood collection celebrates the best-loved classics, written by some of the best female authors in history for International Women's Day. Read the rest of the collection:Little WomenHeidiPride and PrejudiceA Little PrincessAnne of the Green GablesNesbit, E.Edith Nesbit was a mischievous child who grew up into an unconventional adult. With her husband, Hubert Bland, she was one of the founder members of the socialist Fabian Society, their household became a centre of the socialist and literary circles of the times. E. Nesbit turned late to children's writing. Her first children's book, The Treasure Seekers, was published in 1899 to great acclaim. Other books featuring the Bastable children followed, and a series of magical fantasy books, including Five Children and It also became very popular. The Railway Children was first published monthly in the London Magazine in 1905, and published as a book in 1906, which has been in print ever since.
The Lake District is where you see the top ten tallest mountains in England. It’s where you discover the deepest lake in the country. And it’s where you can visit 1,779 listed buildings and 16,510 archeological sites.For place that’s famous for its poetry and quaint cottages, it certainly boasts some of England’s biggest and most brilliant destinations.On this trip, you take the train from Manchester and head straight there.You learn about the poetry of Wordsworth at his Dove Cottage, admire the serene views over Lake Windermere and Derwent Water, and wander through market towns collecting stories and photos as you go.Join this tour and experience the best of the lake district.
From the pen of acclaimed Liverpool writer Willy Russell (Educating Rita, Shirley Valentine) comes an engaging drama about class and happiness. Billy (David Morrissey - Basic Instinct II, The Deal, Blackpool) and Icky (Spencer Leigh - Strapless, The Garden) are two deprived, dead-end street-corner kids trying to rediscover an all-to-brief spell of contentment in Wales. One Summer was first transmitted on Channel 4 in 1983 and chronicles how two hard-bitten youngsters are affected by the people, their surroundings and the attitudes they encounter.Disc OneEpisode OneTwo fifteen-year-old Liverpool truants rediscover school and pin their hopes on a trip to the school summer camp. Their hopes are dashed, but fate, broken probation and a small bingo win soon have Billy and Icky boarding a train and heading for unknown territory.Episode TwoTheir journey illustrates to Billy and Icky the difference between Liverpool and Wales, if only in the geographical sense. They find however, that even in the expanse of the Welsh countryside, the territory cannot be theirs and they are still not wanted.Episode ThreeBilly and Icky find a suitably run down cottage which they can adopt as home but first they have to convince the owner that they are trustworthy. They are not helped by local youths who attempt to wreck the cottage, and the handywork looks like their own.Disc TwoEpisode FourBilly is coming to terms with the relaxed Welsh lifestyle. Icky is not too sure. Some of the Liverpool gang visit - showing how precarious the new lifestyle is. Billy discovers romance.Episode FiveIcky is more convinced that Billy is never going to return to Liverpool and decides to make the trip on his own. Billy prefers to remain with his new found romance but the idyllic summer seems to be over.Special Features:- Commentary on episode 1 with David Morrissey, Spencer Leigh and Ian Hart.- Commentary on episode 3 with David Morrissey and Spencer Leigh.- Music only track on episode 1 and 5 comprising Alan Parker's entire original m- 'One Summer' featurette featuring new interviews with David Morrissey, Spencer
A delightful tour, with detailed commentary to the many places associated with Beatrix Potter’s life and characters. We stop at Castle Rigg Stone Circle, a testimony to mans presence in the area 4500 years ago. Older but smaller than Stonehenge this is the second most visited Stone Circle in the UK and in much more beautiful surroundings and some say the highlight of the tour. From here we make our way back along the shores of Thirlmere, a fresh water reservoir which is the fifth largest lake in the Lake District. We stop briefly at Dove Cottage the once home of poet William Wordsworth for a photo stop and if time a look in the gift shop if open. On completion we ride along the shores of Rydal Water through the market town of Ambleside and the famous Little Bridge House, arriving back in Windermere at around 1745. For those catching a train we will drop them at the train station and everyone else back at their hotel /B & B. All this completes one of the finest tours in England.
Experience St. Petersburg through the eyes of its inhabitants. The Metro's stunning stations were intended by Stalin to be "palaces for the people." Thousands of tons of marble, granite and limestone were used to face the walls, and sculptures, mosaics and chandeliers were commissioned from leading artists. You will be shown a few stations and take a short ride on the train. A peek at St. Petersburg's markets and food stores provides an intriguing insight into local life. Many locals shop in the food markets, which sell fruit, vegetables, fresh meat and fish, delicious homemade cottage cheese and wonderful natural honey.After the visit to the market, stop for souvenir shopping and then head off for vodka tasting. You will be treated to a variety of such vodkas together with classical vodkas and traditional Russian condiments served to complement this famous Russian drink. After the vodka sampling, return to the ship.
A private chauffeur tour of all of The Quiet Man film locations in Cong village and the Ashford Castle Estate featuring:The scene where Sean meets Father Lonergan on his arrival to InisfreeThe scene where Sean sees Mary Kate for the first time while she is herding sheepThe fishing scenesThe courting scenesThe house where Mary Kate lived before she was marriedThe fight scenesThe patty fingers in the holy water scenes InisfreeCastletownThe Pat Cohan's BarThe Dying Man's HouseThe Reverend Playfair's HouseThe Quiet Man Commemorative StatuteThe Quiet Man MuseumHear what the film stars were like, how they interacted with the locals and what it was like when Hollywood invaded a sleepy Irish village in 1951.Other tour options available featuring the above locations and other locations such as the original White O'Morn cottage, the Quiet Man Bridge, the Castletown Train Station, and the horse race beach scenes. Contact us to customise and get pricing for other tour options.
ALRIGHT OKAY YOU WIN|AMAPOLA|BANDSTAND BOOGIE|BEAT ME DADDY EIGHT TO THE BAR|BLUE FLAME|BODY AND SOUL|BOO HOO|CHEROKEE (INDIAN LOVE SONG)|CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS|CIRIBIRIBIN|A COTTAGE FOR SALE|CUBAN PETE|FLYING HOME|GOODBYE|GOT A DATE WITH AN ANGEL|HEARTACHES|HELLO MY LOVER GOODBYE|I CAN'T GET STARTED WITH YOU|I DON'T WANT TO SET THE WORLD ON FIRE|I'VE HEARD THAT SONG BEFORE|IN THE MOOD|IT WILL HAVE TO DO UNTIL THE REAL THING COMES ALONG|JUKE BOX SATURDAY NIGHT|LEAN BABY|LEAP FROG|LET'S DANCE|LET'S GET AWAY FROM IT ALL|THE MAN WITH THE HORN|MARIE|MEMORIES OF YOU|MY SHAWL|THE PEANUT VENDOR (EL MANISERO)|SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY|SMOKE RINGS|SNOWFALL|Solitude|STARDUST|STOMPIN' AT THE SAVOY|A STRING OF PEARLS|SUGAR BLUES|SUGAR FOOT STOMP|SUNRISE SERENADE|SWEET AND LOVELY|'TAIN'T WHAT YOU DO|TAKE THE A TRAIN|THERE I'VE SAID IT AGAIN|THERE'LL BE SOME CHANGES MADE|THIS YEAR'S KISSES|TUXEDO JUNCTION|WOODCHOPPER'S BALL|YOU CAME A LONG WAY FROM ST LOUIS|YOUNT AT HEART
The year is 1568 and Mary, Queen of Scots, is imprisoned in Lochleven Castle. But Mary’s supporters, including noblewoman Heather Gordon, are planning a daring rescue. In order to gain entry to the castle, they need to help of one man - a resident of a small cottage in the frigid Highlands who just happens to resemble someone with access to Lochleven. Heather travels to the cottage as a tutor, determined to train this man to act the part of a nobleman in order to make their scheme a success. But in the close quarters of the cottage there is more afoot than political rebellion. And Heather is soon in danger of losing her heart and her head! A suspenseful story of deceit and betrayal, love and secrets, this is a book you won’t want to miss. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Angela Dawe. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/010549/bk_brll_010549_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.