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There are a handful of classics which I love, which I have been too scared to review so far; What on earth have I got to contribute to the thousands of reviews/ critiques which already exist about Austen, Orwell, or Tolkien. But when I find myself in a conversation about book recommendations, what I actuallyContinue reading “Book Review: Animal Farm, by George Orwell”
Yesterday I had my favourite sort of afternoon – I went for a reading trip. My Other Half likes to go white water kayaking; I gave it a go for a few years, but learnt the hard way that having a high-adrenaline job did not sit well with having a high-adrenaline hobby. After some moreContinue reading “The Reading Trip”
Handful of personal details Age: 30 Occupation/ hobbies: software engineer & gaming Would you describe yourself as ‘a reader’?: No Favourite Genre: fantasy Favourite book/ books/ authors: Terry Pratchett, Dune & Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy. Favourite childhood book: Bill Bryson: A Short History of Nearly Everything Length of To-Be-Read Pile: 10 audiobooks and 1Continue reading “Ask The Reader: Alexei”
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