I quite liked it
There u go, everyone's experience is different.
However, some TY books are different to others, I have used two versions of TY Finnish (my language first love) in my time. The older one was very good, the modern revised edition was poor. I think this reflects a general simping down of language learning books and courses in general over the past couple of decades, which is a pity.
The poor guy had been living in London and hardly ever went out... so the deal is that I give a gastronomic tour of London in the process :)
My teacher is worth her weight in gold encrusted diamonds. I will marry her someday - after I have learned Polish first of course :D