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Eing to wash their sleeping bags on a cool cycle at number six To the Baltic with Bob is the full account of their stirring journey through the longest heat wave the frozen north has ever suffered of three men in search of the answer to a troubling uestion can you really outmanoeuvre a mid life crisis by running away to se. I enjoted this at first but began to flag towards the end It might be because I don t sail so a lot of the stuff about sailing didn t mean a great deal to me It all sounded pretty uncomfortable to me I was left wondering why anyone would want to sail so far জামশেদ মুস্তফির হাড় heat wave the frozen north Memoirs of Madame de La Tour du Pin has ever suffered of three men in search of the answer to a troubling uestion can you really outmanoeuvre a mid life crisis by running away to se. I enjoted this at first but began to flag towards the end It might be because I don t sail so a lot of the stuff about sailing didn t mean a great deal to me It all sounded pretty uncomfortable to me I was left wondering why anyone would want to sail so far

SUMMARY To the Baltic with Bob

Baltic with ePUB #180 In the summer of two profoundly amateur sailors Griff and Bob set off in an To the ePUB #192 elderly yacht for Russia because on the map it looked easier than sailing to Cornwall They took the Baltic with MOBI #245 Baines with them as he knew how to mend the engine And this is their story Over four lo. Fun enoughshorter on laughs than the book blurb claimed but in fairness I rarely if ever judge a book solely on the reviews on the sleeve as it s often the case a mate of the author is providing some of the glowing assessmentsHowever this is a good enough travel book disguised as an adventureI found it life on the adventure aspect as I think it s one of those you need to have been there thingsthe suspense of deadlines and occasional boat problems don t recall a perfect storm but neither is this just a leisurely jaunt down the riverGriff is a decent enough writer and I think part of my unwillingness to go overboardno pun intended with this book is that the technicalities of the trip kind of went over my head me not being well schooled in sailingHowever it was far from boring and their is some interesting information on the countries visited which will enable me to bore folks about when finding myself in a discourse about Denmark or Helsinkia rare thing admittedlyI

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Ng months of applied bickering in a vessel no bigger than a London taxi they visited most of the geographically interesting restaurants on the Baltic seaboard They sailed over and even at one point onto the mysterious heart of the Nordic world They pushed themselves to the very limits of human endurance before finally agre. There is no denying it Rhys Jones can write However he does seem perpetually angry This is a great description of a North Sea Baltic cruise in what sounds like an alarmingly damp wooden vessel Ryhs Jones is clearly an experienced sailor and makes light of what must have been some challenging passages However I couldn t shake the feeling that he resented writing the book somewhat I came away feeling that I was intruding on his voyage rather than being part of it Some of the descriptions are so negative that parts of the Baltic popularly renown for their natural splendor come out sounding like a kind of maritime Slough Worth a read if you are planning on visiting this region but I d also take the time to read Martin Edge s book Bobbing to the Baltic for a second opinion of some of the same places Having not actually been to them myself perhaps Rhys Jones is correct and Edge is wrong who knows The positive attitude prevalent in Edge s book made for satisfying readin


About the Author: Griff Rhys Jones

Baltic with ePUB ´ Griffith Griff Rhys Jones is a Welsh comedian writer actor television presenter and personality Jones came To the ePUB À to national attention in the early s for his work in the BBC television comedy sketch shows the Baltic with MOBI õ Not the Nine O'Clock News and Alas Smith and Jones along with his comedy partner Mel Smith With Smith he founded television production company Talkback Productions now part of RTL Group H.



10 thoughts on “To the Baltic with Bob

  1. says:

    Fun enoughshorter on laughs than the book blurb claimed but in fairness I rarely if ever judge a book solely on the reviews on the sleeve as it's often the case a mate of the author is providing some of the glowing assessmentsHowever this is a good enough travel book disguised as an adventureI found it life on the adventure aspec

  2. says:

    An epic misadventure was a good subtitle for it Griff has an impressive command of English and uses it beautifully to paint the scene of their adventures Some words such as wan I hadn't heard of before now I know a word that is a short synonym for dreary Nowhere was the book dreary sorry wan though the references to sex shops and such like I found a bit unnecessary and puerile at times I am not sure the book has won me over to a love of s

  3. says:

    Thank goodness I've finish his bookit has everything I should like on paper Sailing Wooden Boats Exploring new lands Humour of Griff Rhys Jones but for me it lacks all the above and I actually still can't day why I didn't enjoy it I

  4. says:

    Now that I have spent the summer sailing into many of the places that Bob and Co sailed into I thought a re read was in order Not a great literary tome but thoroughly enjoyable

  5. says:

    There is no denying it Rhys Jones can write However he does seem perpetually angry This is a great description of a North Sea Baltic cruise in what sounds like an alarmingly damp wooden vessel Ryhs Jones is clearly an experienced sailor and

  6. says:

    Who would have known Griff was not only an accomplished comediancomedy writer but what appears to be a gifted amateur sai

  7. says:

    This is a well writte and reasonably funny book The reason I only gave it three stars is because it is so very full of sailing jargon and because of this is took me absolutely ages to read I also think it would be improved

  8. says:

    Turgid I mean I guess the Baltic is a hard place to love but Jones brings little delight to it And to uote Chubby

  9. says:

    I enjoted this at first but began to flag towards the end It might be because I don't sail so a lot of the stuff about sailing didn't mean a great deal to me It all sounded pretty uncomfortable to me I was left wondering why anyone would want to sail so far

  10. says:

    I love the sea I love boats even those with sails but I struggled here There were glimpses of humour and I enjoyed that and interesting details not all of which went over my head I'd like to read another book by Griff with of that dry British humour which he is a master of

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