As a reader not native to Ireland, nor with fishing experience, I approached Walking On Ripples: The Angling Life with apprehension. And I was proved right.

Author, David Murphy’s writing has previously been described as ‘lyrical’, and in Walking On Ripples, it is clear to see why. The award-winning author is not afraid to delve into great description and often does so with breathtaking success. However, he seamlessly moves from passages with great detail to some dauntingly stocked with technical terms, often seeming lost with his thoughts. His passion for the sport is evident, but readers with limited experience of angling should proceed with caution….

North County Leader 28/10/2014 Read the article ‘Walking On Ripples: The Angling Life – A Review