Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Does Anyone Like Midges?: And 99 Other Improbable Questions

Does Anyone Like Midges?: And 99 Other Improbable Questions (Paperback)

£7.99
Currently unavailable to order online.
Email me when back in stock

Synopsis

Humorous, informative and oddly intriguing Scottish questions are answered. After the success of the internationally bestselling "Does Anything Eat Wasps?", here are all the particularly Scottish questions people never knew they wanted answered, like: Is it true that most Scottish fishermen can't swim? How do you go about proving your claim to the throne of Scotland? Where in Scotland is the wettest place in Europe? Are Aberdonians really the dourest of the dour and meanest of the mean? Was Scotland really named after a bunch of Irish pirates? Was high-rise housing such a bad idea? Are half the children in Scotland now born to unmarried parents? What makes Scots angry? And has anyone ever been killed by Highland midges? A wheen of queries about Scotland and the Scots, this is a miscellany of the unlikely but true in one of the strangest wee countries in the world. With one hundred questions handily arranged by category, "Does Anyone Like Midges?" is a compendium of the most perplexing and timeless Scottish questions, big and not-so-big, that have somehow escaped answer until now, each one authoritatively dealt with in a manner sure to illuminate and flabbergast in equal measure.

Humour Publisher: Black and White Publishing Publication Date: 31/10/2006 ISBN-13: 9781845021146  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
Availability: Currently unavailable to order online.  

Jim Hewitson is the author of numerous successful books including Skull & Saltire, Astonishing Scotland!, Jim Hewitson's Scottish Miscellany and Dead Weird.

More books by Jim Hewitson

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery FREE FREE 3-5 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

The World of Chub Chub
(Paperback)
Neil Gibson; Neil Gibson
 
 
£17.99
 
Arcanos Unraveled
(Paperback)
Jonna Gjevre
 
 
£12.50
 

Currently out of stock

Whatever Happened to the Likely ...
(CD(s))
Dick Clement; Ian La Frenais; Rodney...
 
 
£25.00
 
Quick and Quirky: Short Stories with...
(Paperback)
Fred Onymouse; Ann Onymouse
 
 
£7.99
 
Latest Blog
#FoylesFive: The Last Jedi
12/12/2017

As Star Wars: The Last Jedi drops out of hyperspace and into a cinema near you, Matt from our Web Team gives us his selection of the best Last Jedi books.

#FoylesFive: Foreign Languages Part One
08/12/2017

Our knowledgeable and fabulous Languages Department have put together a great selection of books, to help share the magic of reading in every language. First up we have books in Italian, Portugese and Swedish.

Crime, Responsibility and Morality: The Impact of Siberian Exile on Fyodor Dostoevsky
08/12/2017

Daniel describes how Siberian exile was the great writer Fyodor Dostoevsky’s foundational experience as an author and thinker.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd