Destined to appeal to anyone with a passion for bikes, travel and adventure, In Search of Greener Grass is a fascinating account of the authoras adventurous travels by motorbike and his life as a whole. Written with a refreshing self disparaging, dry and cynical wit, this is part handbook a Grahamas journey is covered from the pitfalls of pedantic preparation to the dilemma of disposing of a bike with which Graham formed a deep bond on the way to journeyas end a and part life story, full of anecdotes and life enhancing realisations collected over a quarter century of travel on and off the road. Grahamas narrative is full of light-hearted but insightful observations, occasional wisdom and sporadic alcohol-fuelled inspiration. His account is a little rebellious, but generally defiant. The book describes the enlightenment he found, insecurities discovered, banter, babblings and bollocks that perhaps should have stayed inside the crash helmet. Riding east to Mongolia and then a bit further, discovering truths, doubting their accuracy and reassessing it all again. Graham rides into the semi-researched but mostly unknown, stops briefly before compulsively moving on again, deciding that contentment must be around the next corner, occasionally finding it and then missing it.Then when itis histurn toeat I undo his work andthe bike fires backup again, but ita#39;s nota victory, as we dona#39;t know what ... My bike is held together with ratchet straps, cable ties and bungee cords, my boots with duct tape and glue andI dona#39;tanbsp;...
|Title||:||In Search of Greener Grass|
|Publisher||:||Troubador Publishing Ltd - 2012-05-01|