The Cruise of the Land-Yacht "Wanderer" Thirteen Hundred Miles in my Caravan
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The Cruise of the Land-Yacht "Wanderer" Thirteen Hundred Miles in my Caravan

By Gordon Stables
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  • Gordon Stables
  • "The Cruise of the Land-Yacht Wanderer"
  • "Thirteen Hundred Miles in my Caravan"
    • Preface.
    • Chapter One.
      • Introductory—Written Before Starting.
    • Introductory—Written Before Starting.
    • Chapter Two.
      • The Caravan Itself—First Trials—Getting Horsed.
    • The Caravan Itself—First Trials—Getting Horsed.
    • Chapter Three.
      • First Experiences of Gipsy Life—The Trial Trip—A ThunderStorm on Maidenhead Thicket.
    • First Experiences of Gipsy Life—The Trial Trip—A ThunderStorm on Maidenhead Thicket.
    • Chapter Four.
      • Twyford and the Regions around it.
    • Twyford and the Regions around it.
    • Chapter Five.
      • A First Week’s Outing.
    • A First Week’s Outing.
    • Chapter Six.
      • Our Last Spring Ramble.
    • Our Last Spring Ramble.
    • Chapter Seven.
      • A Start for the Far North—From Reading to Warwick.
    • A Start for the Far North—From Reading to Warwick.
    • Chapter Eight.
      • Leamington and Warwick—A Lovely Drive—A Bit of Black Country—Ashby-de-la-Zouch.
    • Leamington and Warwick—A Lovely Drive—A Bit of Black Country—Ashby-de-la-Zouch.
    • Chapter Nine.
      • A Quiet Sunday at Lount—A Visit to a Pottery—Beeston Hall—A Broiling Day.
    • A Quiet Sunday at Lount—A Visit to a Pottery—Beeston Hall—A Broiling Day.
    • Chapter Ten.
      • Doncaster—Brentley—Askern—Dinner on a Yorkshire Wold.
    • Doncaster—Brentley—Askern—Dinner on a Yorkshire Wold.
    • Chapter Eleven.
      • A Day in the Life of a Gentleman Gipsy.
    • A Day in the Life of a Gentleman Gipsy.
    • Chapter Twelve.
      • At Durham—The British Miner at Home—Gosforth—Among Northumbrian Banks—Across the Tweed.
    • At Durham—The British Miner at Home—Gosforth—Among Northumbrian Banks—Across the Tweed.
    • Chapter Thirteen.
      • The Crew of the “Wanderer,” All Told.
    • The Crew of the “Wanderer,” All Told.
    • Chapter Fourteen.
      • Letters Home, after being Months on the Road.
    • Letters Home, after being Months on the Road.
    • Chapter Fifteen.
      • The Humours of the Road—Inn Signs—What I am Taken for—A Study of Faces—Milestones and Finger-Posts—Tramps—The Man with the Iron Mask—The Collie Dog—Gipsies’ Dogs—A Midnight Attack on the Wanderer.
    • The Humours of the Road—Inn Signs—What I am Taken for—A Study of Faces—Milestones and Finger-Posts—Tramps—The Man with the Iron Mask—The Collie Dog—Gipsies’ Dogs—A Midnight Attack on the Wanderer.
    • Chapter Sixteen.
      • Sunny Memories of the Border-Land.
    • Sunny Memories of the Border-Land.
    • Chapter Seventeen.
      • Scenes in Berwick—Border Marriages—Bonnie Ayton.
    • Scenes in Berwick—Border Marriages—Bonnie Ayton.
    • Chapter Eighteen.
      • The Journey to Dunbar—A Rainy Day.
    • The Journey to Dunbar—A Rainy Day.
    • Chapter Nineteen.
      • A Day at Pressmannan—The Fight for a Polonie Sausage—In the Haughs of Haddington—Mrs Carlile’s Grave—Genuine Hospitality.
    • A Day at Pressmannan—The Fight for a Polonie Sausage—In the Haughs of Haddington—Mrs Carlile’s Grave—Genuine Hospitality.
    • Chapter Twenty.
      • Edinburgh—The Fisher Folks o’ Musselboro’—Through Linlithgow to Falkirk—Gipsy-Folks.
    • Edinburgh—The Fisher Folks o’ Musselboro’—Through Linlithgow to Falkirk—Gipsy-Folks.
    • Chapter Twenty One.
      • Glasgow and Grief—A Pleasant Meadow—Thunderstorm at Chryston—Strange Effects—That Terrible Twelfth of August—En Route for Perth and the Grampians.
    • Glasgow and Grief—A Pleasant Meadow—Thunderstorm at Chryston—Strange Effects—That Terrible Twelfth of August—En Route for Perth and the Grampians.
    • Chapter Twenty Two.
      • On the High Road to the Highlands.
    • On the High Road to the Highlands.
    • Chapter Twenty Three.
      • Snow-Posts—A Moonlight Ramble—Dalwhinnie—A Danger Escaped—An Ugly Ascent—Inverness at Last.
    • Snow-Posts—A Moonlight Ramble—Dalwhinnie—A Danger Escaped—An Ugly Ascent—Inverness at Last.
    • Chapter Twenty Four.
      • Wild Flowers—A Hedgerow in July—Hedgerows in General—In Woodland and Copse—In Fields and in Moorlands.
    • Wild Flowers—A Hedgerow in July—Hedgerows in General—In Woodland and Copse—In Fields and in Moorlands.
    • Chapter Twenty Five.
      • A Chapter about Children—Children in Bouquets—Children by the “sad sea-wave”—sweet maudie brewer—wee dickie ellis—the miner’s sprite.
    • A Chapter about Children—Children in Bouquets—Children by the “sad sea-wave”—sweet maudie brewer—wee dickie ellis—the miner’s sprite.
    • Chapter Twenty Six.
      • From Inverness to London—Southward Away—The “Wanderer’s” Little Mistress—A Quiet Sabbath—A Dreary Evening at Aldbourne.
    • From Inverness to London—Southward Away—The “Wanderer’s” Little Mistress—A Quiet Sabbath—A Dreary Evening at Aldbourne.
    • Chapter Twenty Seven.
      • Storm-Stayed at Brighton—Along the Coast and to Lyndhurst—The New Forest—Homewards through Hants.
    • Storm-Stayed at Brighton—Along the Coast and to Lyndhurst—The New Forest—Homewards through Hants.
    • Chapter Twenty Eight.
      • Caravanning for Health.
    • Caravanning for Health.
    • Chapter Twenty Nine.
      • The Cycle as Tender to the Caravan.
    • The Cycle as Tender to the Caravan.
    • Chapter Thirty.
      • Hints to Would-be Caravannists.
    • Hints to Would-be Caravannists.
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