30: Old

30 isn't that old, really. If someone dies at 30 folks would say that they were taken too early. Most people make 30. Here in the UK most of us will double that, and quite a few will triple it, blowing out 90 candles. Yeah, 30 isn't old. It just feels like it is. Despite … Continue reading 30: Old

Book Review: Everyone’s Reading Bastard by Nick Hornby

Nick Hornby's opening brace of novels, High Fidelity and About A Boy, remain among my favourite books, especially High Fidelity which outside of the books I studied at school and Roald Dahl, is the book I've re-read the most. In those two books Hornby did a good job of capturing masculine obsessions and insecurities in … Continue reading Book Review: Everyone’s Reading Bastard by Nick Hornby