Charles Towers-clark

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 70% (7 of 10)
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 2,180,682 - Total Helpful Votes: 7 of 10
Dancing in the Fountain: How to Enjoy Living Abroa&hellip by Karen McCann
4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
This is an outstanding book for a number of reasons.

Whilst they are very entertaining reads, the stories in books like Driving Over Lemons, are basically other people's lives. The beauty of Dancing in the Fountain is that it is a book that talks about the experiences that anybody moving to a new country and city, battling with a new language and generally trying to understand what is going on - is going to face.

Furthermore, most of us, don't go and give up our lives and buy a farmhouse in a foreign country. This is why McCann's book is so clever, it actually talks about what it is like to move gradually from one culture (your own) to another. I have lived abroad… Read more
Cracking French Wine by Hugh Thurlow Baker
Cracking French Wine by Hugh Thurlow Baker
3 of 5 people found the following review helpful
This book is a great way of finding new wines that you should try. Before using the book, I went into a supermarket and bought according to which label looked good. Now having decided I like one variety of grape, I have been able to find other grapes and wines which I wouldn't have dared try before.

Altogether really useful - well done.

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