Tim Moore


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in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, The United Kingdom
May 18, 1964

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Tim Moore is a British travel writer and humorist. He was educated at Latymer Upper School in Hammersmith. In addition to his seven published travelogues to date, his writings have appeared in various publications including Esquire, The Sunday Times, The Independent, The Observer and the Evening Standard. He was also briefly a journalist for the Teletext computer games magazine Digitiser, under the pseudonym Mr Hairs, alongside Mr Biffo (aka comedy and sitcom writer Paul Rose.)

His book Frost On My Moustache is an account of a journey in which the author attempts to emulate Lord Dufferin's fearless spirit and enthusiastic adventuring, but comes to identify far more with Dufferin's permanently miserable butler, Wilson, as portraye
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French Revolutions: Cycling...

3.83 avg rating — 2,303 ratings — published 2001 — 17 editions
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Travels with My Donkey: One...

3.84 avg rating — 1,181 ratings — published 2004 — 14 editions
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Do Not Pass Go: From the Ol...

3.54 avg rating — 822 ratings — published 2002 — 4 editions
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Gironimo! Riding the Very T...

4.04 avg rating — 948 ratings — published 2014 — 16 editions
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The Cyclist Who Went Out in...

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Frost on my Moustache: The ...

3.74 avg rating — 472 ratings — published 1999 — 9 editions
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You are Awful (But I Like Y...

3.69 avg rating — 473 ratings — published 2011 — 5 editions
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Continental Drifter

3.68 avg rating — 342 ratings — published 2001 — 5 editions
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Nul Points

3.50 avg rating — 234 ratings — published 2006 — 5 editions
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Another Fine Mess

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“Hear my wife speak of John Lewis and you might picture a stately pleasure dome of ornamental cascades and hanging gardens, staffed by muscular Centaurs who know all there is to know about kitchenware and soft furnishings. But really it's just a big hall full of wanky chrome fridges.”
Tim Moore, You are Awful (But I Like You): Travels Around Unloved Britain

“I hate plays. I’ve never seen the point of paying money to watch people shout a lot and pretend to die, and now that I’m the father of three young children I don’t have to.”
Tim Moore

“Life-shortening though it might be, no way in clicking heck was I missing out on the zoomy reward for all my Alp-ascending toil. Going fast downhill is kind of the whole point of cycling; it’s what makes it better than walking. Momentum”
Tim Moore, Gironimo!: Riding the Very Terrible 1914 Tour of Italy

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