Rosie’s Book Review Team #RBRT From Lime Street To Yirgacheffe by @ScreamingMagpie #Coffee #Bookreview

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Today’s second team review comes from Terry, she blogs at

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Terry chose to read and review From Lime Street To Yirgacheffe by Robert Leigh


From Lime Street to Yirgacheffe by Robert Leigh

4 out of 5 stars

In November 2013, Robert Leigh travelled to Ethiopia with a brief to write a paper on the country’s coffee industry.  Leigh takes us on a 6000km journey from Lime Street Station in Liverpool to Addis Ababa, through the Rift Valley and on to the southern region of Yirgacheffe.

Not having been anywhere much myself, I love to read travel memoirs about faraway places and lifestyles so different to my own. I found Robert Leigh’s descriptions of life in Ethiopia fascinating, and the workings of the coffee industry out there equally so, though the system by which the farmers are forced to sell their produce is an absolute scandal; however, I am reviewing…

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