Book Review – Bill Bailey’s Guide to Happiness

This book was recommended to me by a colleague before I went on my extended leave last year. But I only started reading this (and finished it of course) at the beginning of this year. Again, I postponed my reserve on this item at my local library last year. Have I mentioned already how I…

[Not a] Book Review

I wanted to finish reading these two books but I just couldn’t! So this is not a proper book review but it sort of is because I’m writing how I feel about them. The books in question are: The Sense of Style by Steven Pinker Why Race Still Mattes by Alana Lentin I do love…

Book Review – Turning down the noise

Again I came across this book through a podcast I was listening to during my lunch break back in November 2020. That long ago! Yes I remembered it well because I immediately told my colleague about it as soon as I got back in the office. Then I ordered it from my library. I waited…

Book Review – The Passion Economy

I love this book. It’s about the new economic rules that are permeating on a global scale. Blame this on the birth of the internet and the proliferation of digital products and information. If your head is still the old establishment thinking then you might be left behind. It’s a fascinating read – you’re either…

Book Review – Outraged

Let me just say that before I even read this book, I knew I was going to enjoy reading it. You see I heard Dotty Charles being interviewed on the radio and thought that this lass from the UK has so much gusto, passion and intelligence when she talks about social injustices in our social…