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doc ´ Man Belong Mrs ueen ☆ Paperback read ê johnscyclingdiary ´ ❰Download❯ ✤ Man Belong Mrs ueen Author Matthew Baylis – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk As a bookish child growing up on Merseyside in the 1980s Matthew Baylis identified with the much mocked Prince Philip as The rumbling slopes of this remarkable volcanic island banjaxed by daily doses of the local narcotic suffering from a diet of yams and regularly accused of being a divine emissary of the Duke Baylis uncovered a religion unlike any other on the planetSelf deprecating hilarious and almost incredibly true this is travel writing at its horizon expanding be It's taken me a long time but mainly due to moving house work being busy and small people having birthdays along with illness travelling and generally not having very much time for reading I did enjoy it Matthew comes across as a well meaning if slightly bumbling Anthropologist and I love some of the concepts in the book That life isn't necessarily richer because you earn lots of money and own lots of material possessions but having little with no stress and just being happy is a richer existence That said I'm not about to drop everything and go and live on an island in the south Pacific where they eat sweet potato to excess and I like sweet potatoIf I'm honest I enjoy books like this because I will never go to Tanna nor experience local customs nor kavaIt was rather hard going in parts though and I was a little confused occasionally about what was going on the was a mix of information from multiple sources that wasn't as clearly laid out as I would have liked It was laugh out loud funny moving and interesting though

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As a bookish child growing up on Merseyside in the 1980s Matthew Baylis identified with the much mocked Prince Philip as a fellow outsider He even had a poster of him on his bedroom wallYears later his Philip worship long behind him Baylis heard about the existence of a Philip cult on the South Sea island of Tanna Why was it there? Nobody had a convinci A uirky story about something I had heard about but never taken the time to find out Worth a read if you want to hear some strange views from a far off land about your own people

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Man Belong Mrs ueenNg answer Nobody even seemed to want to find oneHis curiosity fatally piued the author travelled over 10000 miles to find a society both remote and slap bang in the shipping lanes of history A place where US airmen Lithuanian libertarians Corsican paratroopers and Graeco Danish Princes have had as much impact as the missionaries and the slave traders On BBC book of the weekview spoilerAs a bookish child with a posh accent growing up on Merseyside in the 1980s Matthew Baylis identified with the much mocked Prince Philip as a fellow outsider He even had a poster of him on his bedroom wallYears later as an anthropology student Baylis learned of the existence of a Philip cult on the South Sea island of Tanna Why was it there? Nobody had a convincing answer Nobody even seemed to want to find oneHis curiosity fatally piued he travelled over 10000 miles to find a society both remote and slap bang in the shipping lanes of history It's a place where US airmen Lithuanian libertarians and Graeco Danish Princes have had as much impact as the missionaries and the slave traders On the rumbling slopes of this remarkable volcanic island banjaxed by freuent doses of the local narcotic suffering from a relentless diet of yams and regularly accused of being a divine emissary of the Duke Baylis attempted to get to the bottom of this bizarre cult In doing so he draws some ironic lessons about our own island 'myths' and comes to respect the pragmatic realpolitik of his South Seas hostsAbridged and produced by Jill WatersA Waters Company Production for BBC Radio 4 hide spoiler