DetailsSpend an evening in the company of this popular and prolific TV and radio presenter, journalist, columnist and author. He is the UK's best-selling travel writer of non-TV tie-in books and his Pies and Prejudice was one of 2008's top selling paperbacks. His work has been compared with Bill Bryson, Alan Bennett and John Peel and described by The Times as a 'National Treasure'. His latest book is Adventures on The High Teas. His music memoir Cider with Roadies was published in 2004.