My life, our times

My Life, Our Times - Gordon Brown Back last year I made a loose pact to read more non fiction and I started this journey with autobiographies which led me to read two political autobiographies, Stepping Out by Ed Balls and Free at Last by Tony Benn, two prominant members of the Labour Party and… Continue reading My life, our times


#LoveThisQuote – That Close

In a continuation of my quest to read more non fiction I finally got around to picking up a copy of Suggs' autobiography. Suggs, for those that don't know, is a member of the band, Madness, who are one of my favourite bands, they're just so much fun and I've always found Suggs to be… Continue reading #LoveThisQuote – That Close

reviews, The Nick Fury Seal

On the road

  On the Road - Jack Kerouac. I have come to the conclusion that there are certain books that you can only really love and appreciate at a certain age and this is one of them. I'm begging all of you to read this before you hit thirty. This along with Catcher in the Rye… Continue reading On the road

challenges, reviews

A Moveable Feast

A Moveable Feast - Ernest Hemingway. This book made me hungry for the smell of French pastry, the sound of Cole Porter and the sights of Parisian skylines. I’ve only ever visited Paris once and that was a fateful trip to Disneyland in my formative years which resulted in my family being stuck on the… Continue reading A Moveable Feast

52 books challenge, reviews

May I have your attention, please?

James Cordon – May I have your attention please. Oh look at that, another autobiography to add to the list. Being the biggest (well… I’m actually tiny, smallest then) Gavin and Stacey fan on the planet, I couldn’t not buy this when I saw it on offer in Tesco, its taken me a little while… Continue reading May I have your attention, please?

52 books challenge

A Damned Serious Business

Rex Harrison - A Damned Serious Business Oh look, an autobiography, haven’t read one of those in a while. Rex Harrison is one of my favourite classic actors mostly because he was so unlike most of the other classic Hollywood types… I mean, he did this weird speak singing thing and didn’t have the Carey… Continue reading A Damned Serious Business