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Highway Cello

From Hadrian's Wall to Rome on a bike. With a cello.

Kenneth Wilson


This isn’t an ordinary journey. Old enough to know better, Kenneth Wilson sets off to cycle from Hadrian’s Wall to Rome – with a cello on the back of his bike. Every day en route he makes music – at impromptu as well as formal concerts, busking, and just responding to the people and events of each day. Highway Cello is about the 1800 mile journey through England and France, over the Alps and into Italy, and the music and the mishaps along the way. But it’s about more than that too. Through the medium of travel and cello, of encounter and exhaustion, of people and places, Kenneth unpacks the real questions of what life is really all about.


City Village Books



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