I love buying books. I really love buying books. I really, really, no question about it, definitely do, 100% love buying books. To be clear, I also love reading books (and just occasionally writing them too…). The size of my to be read pile varies, but generally it sits around a dozen choices waiting for … Continue reading Baby Books: A Review
Books are not just for World Book Day
While reading my friend Alex’s blog the other day, I was reminded today (assuming I get this post finished on time and scheduled) is World Book Day*, so Merry Book Day to all who celebrate. Across the country, countless children will be dressing up as their favourite fictional characters, getting their hands on books galore … Continue reading Books are not just for World Book Day
To empathise or not to empathise?
In my latest Jigsaws 🧩 with Jamie video, I briefly referenced the different preferences my wife and I have when it comes to reading about history. For those of you who have not seen the video yet (and why not?!) essentially my wife prefers to read about modern history, typically anything within the 20th Century, … Continue reading To empathise or not to empathise?
The Greeks, a global history: a book review
And so I reach the end of my non-resolution journey to finish my Christmas book pile, and what a great book I have to finish with. It has taken me a little longer than I predicted to finish them all, May rather than April, but I have thoroughly enjoyed working through the 16 books bought … Continue reading The Greeks, a global history: a book review
This is improbable: a book review
This is it, the penultimate book of my non-resolution Christmas book pile, This is Improbable by Marc Abrahams. As I mentioned last week, I avoided reading the blurb for this book but unlike previous guesses at the book contents I was spot on this time around, this book is all about science. The final book … Continue reading This is improbable: a book review