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January 21, 2012 // 0 Comments

My eldest son said I should read it, my other half said I should read it, Steven Spielberg seemed to be suggesting I should read it, so I read Warhorse. It’s all right [...]

The Grudge

December 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

It’s difficult to hit someone. When I learned to fence we spent a whole session just getting using to poking swords at people like we meant it. It’s harder than [...]

Black Swan Green 4/5

September 8, 2011 // 0 Comments

This is the second book by David Mitchell that I have read and loved, the first being Cloud Atlas. Black Swan Green is a coming of age story set in an English community, [...]

The Fort 4/5

July 6, 2011 // 0 Comments

JUST FINISHED reading The Fort by Bernard Cornwell. It’s a true-life page turner set during the American War of Independence and Cornwell (famous for the Sharpe [...]

Me Cheeta

April 10, 2011 // 0 Comments

The autobiography of Tarzan’s movie monkey sidekick is not a bellylaugh comedy, it’s a warm smile of recognition comedy. Cheeta guides us through the debauchery [...]