I don't often go for this type of thing as often I've found they are a rehash of similar themes, repackaged and so on. This book was fresh, or at least felt fresh. Simple advice to stop dreaming / planning / researching / overthinking etc and actually act. You might make mistakes along the way, … Continue reading Self Help….
In many ways a book that I would never normally bother with..... but how glad am I that I did!? Dealt a cruel blow by the hand of fate and at the mercy of the system, a double blow in as many days meant the author and her husband had only one choice to make..... … Continue reading The Salt Path
I bought this in Waterstones Liverpool after having chanced across the review here. Written with real feeling and emotion. It is brief, to the point and yet at the same time detailed and in depth enough to be engrossing. It is clearly written by someone all too familiar with the ‘black dog’. The author obviously … Continue reading Reasons To Stay Alive, Matt Haig
Our Mutual Friend A few years ago I decided there were too many classics that I hadn’t read. I do like them but have so many contemporary books to read that I never get round to reading Classics. So……I made a decision to make a point of reading a Dickens novel every Christmas whilst off … Continue reading What the Dickens?
No better place to start really. His books defined my late teenage years and I’ve kept with him throughout. He definitely has highs and lows. In my view, some of the highs are It (most definitely), Pet Sematary (still can’t get used to that not being Cemetery), most of his short stories, 11/22/63 and ‘Salems … Continue reading Stephen King