Book Review: The Nomad En Suite by Stephen Reynolds

This is the third of Reynolds' books about his walking trips following from his travels on the South West Coast Path and the West Highland Way. Reynolds' funny writing, clear enjoyment in walking and my own love of nature were a big inspiration in my adding "Walk the Wales Coastal Path" to my bucket list, … Continue reading Book Review: The Nomad En Suite by Stephen Reynolds

Book Review: Kicking off in North Korea by Tim Hartley

Another night shift read, and one of those books that makes my feet itch as Tim Hartley writes a series of remembrances and snapshots from his travels. The title is a reference to a football match watched in North Korea and the sport is a recurring theme as Hartley catches matches all over the world. … Continue reading Book Review: Kicking off in North Korea by Tim Hartley

Book Review: Trailing Clouds of Glory by Nick Burnell

During the glorious summer of 2016 when Wales progressed to the semi-finals of the European Championships much was made of the fact that it was Wales' first showing in a major international tournament since 1958, when a Pele goal knocked Wales out in the quarter finals of the World Cup. For Welsh fans like me, … Continue reading Book Review: Trailing Clouds of Glory by Nick Burnell

Book Review: Always Look on the Bright Side of Life by Eric Idle

Idle's book begins with him being crucified, about to begin his performance of the song that closes Monty Python's The Life of Brian and gives this book it's title and recurring theme. Idle looks on the bright side continuously, from his early years at a depressingly grim boarding school through various obstacles and problems, always … Continue reading Book Review: Always Look on the Bright Side of Life by Eric Idle

Unfinished Business: A sort of review of Perfect Sound Whatever by James Acaster

I don't do many of these posts, as I'm pretty good at picking books to read that tick my boxes and work for me, even if I don't entirely love them. But now and then there are books that I read and just halfway through think "this isn't doing it for me", take my bookmark … Continue reading Unfinished Business: A sort of review of Perfect Sound Whatever by James Acaster