As author. Writing this pocket guide was a triple
challenge: first, to shift the focus from sea and sand tourism; second, to give insight into local culture and history; finally, to design written itineraries and grow listings and features around them. Exploring inland Alicante and Murcia led to some great road trips. Dorothy Stannard was an endlessly supportive editor. Photographer: Robert Mort. Editorial director: Brian Bell. Updates through to 2004: with Carolina Carl and Francisco Mengual.