BILL PURDUE’S BOOK BLOG: How good are you on geography?

When I worked in a school library (a few years ago now!) the teachers told me that some of the pupils had little idea about the geography of the UK. I was told that some knew more about the Costa del Sol or Majorca for example, than they did about their nearest city, Nottingham.

I don’t watch a lot of quiz programmes on the telly, but when I have done, it’s clear that not all the contestants can answer what to me seem to be very basic geographical questions.

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