Bio: Born in 1929, Edward Enfield read Classics at Oxford University before completing his National Service in Germany. He settled in West Sussex and worked for the County Council. He has worked on Watchdog, Points of View, BBC Holiday, and Oldie TV. As well as his regular column in The Oldie magazine, he has written for The Daily Mail, The Express, Radio Times, The Telegraph and The Guardian.
He is married with four children, one of whom is the comedian Harry Enfield.
'At one moment you seem to be in the Lake District; then you could be on the moon; then you are in a wilderness; and then beside a Norwegian fjord.' When Edward decided to cycle around Ireland, he was enchanted by prehistoric fortresses, rugged landscapes, and landladies who insisted on washing his shirts. He takes you with him on a gentle ride up the west coast, eating enormous breakfasts and fresh fish for supper along the way, and stopping to chat to peat-cutters, fishermen, eccentric tourist... more info>>