Barbara Young

Helpful votes received on reviews: 85% (90 of 106)


Top Reviewer Ranking: 107,641 - Total Helpful Votes: 90 of 106
The 32 Stops: The Central Line (Penguin Undergroun&hellip by Danny Dorling
2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
Another varied version of these Underground books. This time the author makes comparisons about the lives and social standing of the inhabitants of the various stations along the route, pointing out that poverty can be so different within two miles!
The Blue Riband: The Piccadilly Line (Penguin Unde&hellip by Peter York
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
I travelled on the Piccadilly Line from an early age, with my parents, to visit my grandparents - Rayners Lane to Mansion Houe or Turnpike Lane i.e. a journey across north London, but via Piccadilly and Leicester Square. In the 40's I didn't know what was up above, just that it took well over an hour to make this journey to my family. Then in 1948 I started travelling to school, but Peter Yorke confines himself to the central part of London that this line serves and does not cover the suburbs out to Uxbridge and Cockfosters. He is, however, very interesting spilling new facts and figures, about Mayfair and Covent Garden. This os such a fascinating series from Penguin with each author… Read more
Airfix A04005 North American B-25 Mitchell 1:72 Sc&hellip by Airfix
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Bought this for my husband who had been ill, to give him some creative input. He is a seasoned and prize-winning aircraft model maker and he is enjoyiing this item tremendously.