The Inheritors - William Golding

The Inheritors - Book Review

Imagine being an early human, early hominid, with a brain very different from yours. Trying to make sense of the world with limited references and...

The Iron Man - Book Review

"The Iron Man came to the top of the cliff. How far had he walked? Nobody knows. Where had he come from? Nobody knows. How...

Digital Minimalism - book review & notes

I recently read Cal Newport's latest book Digital Minimalism - On Living Better with Less Technology after being one of the volunteers who agreed to...

How to really switch off on holiday

I'm going away tomorrow with my nearest and dearest for a well earned holiday. So, in order to make the most of my time, I...

Hay Festival

The scent of fresh wood is among the last things you will forget when the veil falls. The scent of fresh white wood in...

Slow Carb for Vegetarians

Sneaking in a whole, thick, juicy Gammon steak was the best thing I ever did. As it sizzled on the grill pan I was...