Discovering England from One Inch above the Thames

Discovering England from One Inch above the Thames

JimPayne / Mar 02, 2021

Discovering England from One Inch above the Thames American kayak adventurer Jim Payne paddles England s historic Thames River from its rural headwaters to the metropolis of London He pokes into castles sleeps in ruined cathedrals faces down Henry V

  • Title: Discovering England from One Inch above the Thames
  • Author: JimPayne
  • ISBN: 9780915728008
  • Page: 204
  • Format: Paperback
  • American kayak adventurer Jim Payne paddles England s historic Thames River from its rural headwaters to the metropolis of London He pokes into castles, sleeps in ruined cathedrals, faces down Henry VIII, and makes friends who take him home and tell him what the English really think The result is a personal discovery of England s culture, history, and its people.

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    719 Comments

    1. As usual the author's wit and great insights are always a treat. This is about the 5th or 6th book, or more that I have read by James Payne, and they are all hidden gems. If you have a chance to experience this one, you need little time, but it will be greatly rewarded. Love the little map in the book, showing the key places the author discussed in the story.I also found a few things I was not too jazzed about:1. The Chapter 3 discussion of work and play and doing work for free seemed like he mi [...]


    2. A charming tour through England from an American traveller's perspective. We learn some secrets about England that only an observant mind like Jim Payne's (his bio notes he's a professor) would notice. We get a glimpse inside British culture from several delightful exchanges between residents he meets along the way. Payne also compares some quirky cultural tidbits between Britain to the U.S including straight vs. windy roads, and how they influence - or are influenced by - the way people think. [...]


    3. Being a lover of Great Britain and kayaking, I couldn't resist this book! The author kayaks for 29 days on the Thames stopping along the way, meeting people and telling a great story of his travels. I enjoyed this book immensely and will get his other book about kayaking in Americas Rivers. Highly recommend this book.



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