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Cheese Rolling, Shin Kicking and Ugly Tattoos

A non fiction book by

Sunday Times bestselling author Vernon Coleman travels through England, from Sidmouth in the south, to Buxton in the north. In this offbeat travel book with a difference the author is looking for evidence that England and the English are still alive, kicking and eccentric. He travels to Taunton, Wells, Lacock, Cheltenham, Hereford, Stratford upon Avon, Bakewell and Buxton. He visits Stroud, Gloucester and Eyam and meets some extraordinary characters. On the way he investigates cheese rolling and shin kicking and discovers the difference between a city and a town. He reveals the surprising truth that England is officially no longer a nation, and feeds the swans on the river Avon. He explains the difference between a Bakewell tart and a Bakewell pudding and reveals why England has so many pubs.
Vernon Coleman is the author of over 100 books (most of them available as Kindle books on Amazon) which sold over two million copies in paperback and hardback in the UK alone. His books have been translated into 25 languages and sold all around the world. Vernon Coleman is medically qualified and is a registered GP. He had made numerous TV and radio programmes and his novel Mrs Caldicot's Cabbage War was turned into an award winning movie.
What the papers say about Vernon Coleman:
Vernon Coleman writes brilliant books - The Good Book Guide
No thinking person can ignore him- The Ecologist
Coleman is a very funny writer - This England
World famous - Sunday Mirror
He writes lucidly and wittily - Good Housekeeping
King of the media docs - The Independent
Superstar - Sunday Independent
Brilliant! - The People
Compulsive reading - The Guardian
It's impossible not to be impressed - Western Daily Press
Probably one of the most brilliant men alive - Irish Times
Marvellously succinct, refreshingly sensible - The Spectator
Refreshingly forthright - Liverpool Daily Post
Revered guru - Nursing Times
Acknowledged authority - The Observer
etc etc


Used availability for Vernon Coleman's Cheese Rolling, Shin Kicking and Ugly Tattoos

Kindle Editions

April 2015 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Vernon Coleman Tours England
Author(s): Vernon Coleman
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA