Che Guevara’s The Motorcycle Diaries

Reading has not exactly been my strong point over the last couple of years but with my mind increasingly clear and able to focus I hope 2017 will be the year of getting back into it.  So I started simple with something that did not involve too much thought in terms of uncommon words, phrases […]

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

So many people seem to have read Frankenstein, or at least sections of it, during their time at school. I never watched a film version of it either, to my knowledge, so my thoughts on it were completely skewed. It somehow managed to pass me by and I only ever knew of it because of […]

Recent Reading

The first thing I ever really focussed on writing about was books. I did book reviews and discussed issues that books raised or were raging on in the book community over on one of my old blogs (that is now well hidden). It is also where I first got a real ‘journalism break through’ as […]

Running by Ronnie O’Sullivan

This books might not seem to fit in eith my usual posts but hang on with me as it makes me think about lifestyle and mental health quite a lot. There is something about snooker that fascinates me. I cannot play snooker or pool for the life of me as my hand just struggles to […]

All Made Up by Penny Dade

Browsing through a local library gives you a chance to find some real gems and interesting pieces. Sometimes it can be finding a book on something you are fascinated by but want to know more or on something you have never heard about but really captures your interest. During a hunt through the fashion and […]

Comfort (cookbook)

Comfort really is a cookbook that allows you to escape traditional winter recipes for something more exciting.