Book And Media Reviews

A Can of Worms

The Story Of Barbel And The Men Who Fished For ThemBy Jon Berry There can be few books which can be said to be the first AND last ‘word’ on their chosen subject yet this is exactly how I’d describe A Can of Worms. Jon Berry has turned to all his skills as a History

Welsh Sea Kayaking

Along with the previous two titles already mentioned, Pesda Press sent me ‘Welsh Sea Kayaking: Fifty Great Sea Kayak Voyages’ by Jim Krawiecki and Andy Biggs to read and review as well. I must confess to being slightly apprehensive about reviewing this one as I have never kayaked in Wales and probably am unlikely to

Sea Kayak Navigation

Following on from my review of ‘Sit-on-top Kayak: A Beginner’s Manual’ by Derek Hairon I have just received ‘Sea Kayak Navigation: A Practical Manual, Essential Knowledge for Finding Your Way at Sea’ by Franco Ferrero to take a look at. This is actually a book I have often had recommended by others on the various

1001 Top Angling Tips by John Wilson

John Wilson has probably forgotten more about angling than most of us will ever know in the first place. It’s a good job, in that case, that John Wilson’s 1001 Top Angling Tips was put into print! John’s experience and depth of knowledge is phenomenal – he epitomises the term “all-rounder”. In fact, he takes

Sit-on-top Kayak: A Beginner's Manual

Through Anglers Net, I was sent a copy of ‘Sit-on-top Kayak: A Beginner’s Manual’ by Derek Hairon to read and review. This was a good few months ago, when it was first launched, and it is only now that I feel ready to review it – not because it is a large book nor especially