Gareth Huw Davies

Biography

Long experience as a senior contributor to UK and overseas publications on a wide range of subjects.
Books: A Walk along the Thames Path: Michael Joseph, 1989.
Vanishing England. A photographic journey through England's threatened landscapes (England's Glory: photographic journey through England's threatened landscapes, in US).
Specialties
areas of expertise include writing for national newspapers and magazines on business, property, public sector, conservation, energy, popular science, technology, travel, culture, landscape.

Where to find Gareth Huw Davies online


Books

Following the Fleet – London’s Secret River
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Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 10,390. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
The Fleet is the greatest lost river in the world. It ran for just 5 miles, but it defined the shape of old London. This is its fascinating story.
Awaydays in Britain - Spoilt for Choice
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 29,770. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
A collection of articles to help you plan short visits to towns and cities in Britain – in England, Scotland and Wales - covering a range of attractions, including museums and galleries, restaurants and pubs, hotels of distinction and interesting walks. They are based on pieces I have written for the Mail on Sunday, revised and updated.
So Wise, So Young - Gareth Jones, Journalist.
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Price: Free! Words: 7,710. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Jones, 13 August 1905 – 12 August 1935, was a Welsh journalist, murdered one day short of his 30th birthday by bandits in China. In his short career he filed more international scoops than most of his contemporaries would deliver in a lifetime. This monograph describes a flight he took with Hitler.
Sobers Six Hit Perfection At Swansea: That Was The Day
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Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 15,610. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket
On 31st of August 1968, at the St Helen’s cricket ground in Swansea, West Indies cricketer Garfield St Aubrun (Garry) Sobers became the first player in the, roughly, 200 year history of the sport to hit every ball of an over for six, playing for Nottinghamshire against Glamorgan. This is an account of that afternoon by someone who was there, set in the context of a turbulent year.
David Attenborough - Talking to a Great Broadcaster
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,600. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Sir David Attenborough is the world's master wildlife documentary presenter, the last of the great pioneer TV communicators. I have interviewed him many times, mainly for articles published in the broadcasting media. This book includes my essays and shorter articles, on subjects ranging from the world’s rarest birds to meerkats, from a strange Easter island statue to his one pet hate, the rat.

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bath    brighton    david attenborough    destinations    fleet    goebbels    hitler    lloyd george    london    oxford    river    roosevelt    salisbury    sobers    st helens    stalin    swansea    travel book    wales    york