Patrick Wright: The view through a bus window, 7 September 2006
Show More Great British Bus Journeys: Travels through Unfamous Places by David McKie.
Atlantic, 359 pp., £16.99, March 2006, 1 84354 132 7Show More
“... had been built in the late 17th century by a ‘pugnacious evangelist and hot-gospeller’ called Joseph Billio, said to have been the inspiration of the phrase ‘fighting like billy-o’. And so this seasoned travel writer goes on, boarding country buses and peering out of the window as England struggles by. After reviewing the Essex coastline, he enters ...”