I picked this up from the library at the weekend, an attractive large format softback book with plenty of illustrations, and also several chapters on top-roped climbing, which I skipped completely because bouldering is where[…]
Seven Habits of Highly Effective People had such effective sales that they launched a children’s edition, 7 Habits of Happy Kids, on the back of it. When I saw the fourth part of this on[…]
One of my resolutions this year was to read more books but what with swimming and juggling and climbing, that has rather fallen by the wayside. It was only by the serendipitous delay in getting[…]
This evening I read the girls Apes A-Go-Go, a short story about unintended consequences. It is set in a provincial town, on the verge of winning the Tidiest Town competition for a third consecutive year.[…]
My first resolution of this year was to read more than I did in 2017. I’m going to try for 52 books this year.
I read 35 books this year (reviewed here, except for A Horse Walks Into A Bar, a “serious portrait of a shocking stand-up” that I found atrocious and pointless). This was a slight disappointment to[…]
My wife bought me Dogs Of War, a book by Adrian Tchaikovsky, for Christmas. It’s about Bioforms, cybernetically enhanced animal solders, who start the book unwittingly committing atrocities for their masters, and gradually gaining awareness[…]