Book Review: Postcards from the Edge by Carrie Fisher

Hello all, Hope you're well although it's completely ok if you aren't. There was no-one more who championed this than Carrie Fisher. This book review will probably be the least detailed because I can't find anything wrong with it. If you've haven't read it yet, go and buy yourself a copy because quite frankly it's …

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Book Review: Union Street by Pat Barker

Hello again everyone, Hope you are well? We're all highly engrossed in the football (soccer for all the non-Brits) and perplexed over this extended period of hot weather over here. I am glad to be back & I did say in my last blog post that it would be within the week. You know how …

Book Review: The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes & His Last Bow By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Hello everybody, Hope you're well. 'Surely no man would take up my profession if it were not that danger attracts him.' In The Casebook, you can read the final twelve stories that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote about his brilliant detective. They are perhaps the most unusual and the darkest that he penned. Treachery, mutilation …

Shout-out Announcement: Visit & Support small business ‘MECS Property’ blog

Dear all, This post is a little different to the usual but I'd be chuffed (translation for non-Brits: really happy) if you could do me a tinsy-tiny favour? I was wondering if you could show a little support to a small property estate agents (there are some good 'uns out there, trust me, and this is one of …

Book Review: GCHQ by Richard J. Aldrich

Hello everyone, How are we all? Sorry I was away from this for a lot longer than I thought I would. Next time, it won't be so long. Where do we begin with a book like GCHQ? Blurb: 'A thoroughly engaging account' - Daily Telegraph GCHQ, the successor to Bletchley Park, is the largest and …

Book Review: Love on the Dole by Walter Greenwood

Hello everyone, Hope you are well. Before I give you the nitty-gritty on how I came to read this and what I think of it, here's the blurb: In Hanky Park, near Salford, Harry and Sally Hardcastle grow up in a society preoccupied with grinding poverty, exploited by bookies and pawnbrokers, bullied by petty officials …

Book Review: The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer By Jennifer Lynch

Hello everyone, It's been a while. Work commitments kept me away but I'm back now. Hope you are well. I bought this book whilst on a road-trip with a couple of mates to Leicester (it's the place to go you know :P) I've heard a lot about Twin Peaks but I've never watched it on …