Category Archives: books

The Sun Has Got His Hat On!

The sunshines on me today. Temperatures between 16 & 18°C, blue sky and barely a cloud in sight. Sunglasses 😎 for the first time this year. We went for a nice walk this afternoon. It’s my birthday, so no work … Continue reading

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Neil Gaiman – American Gods

Neil Gaiman’s “American Gods” is coming to our TV screens in the near future. I believe it will be on Amazon Prime Video in the UK. I’m looking forward to seeing how it translates from the book to the screen.

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Music From The Book

I’ve just finished reading Ernest Cline’s “Armada”, it was okay but I enjoyed his first book “Ready Player One” more. What I liked about Armada was the Links it makes to sci-fi and other films and tv of my childhood … Continue reading

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A Stab In The Dark Podcast

I’ve been listening to “A Stab In The Dark” podcast over the last few days. Featuring all things associated with crime books, and tv, here’s a link to the webpage, although you can download via iTunes or whichever podcast player … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2017

So 2016 is over. The general consensus seems to be it’s been a bad year. For personal reasons I’d have to say that I agree, and looking at the reasons that other people are giving – Brexit, Trump, celebrity deaths … Continue reading

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Fourth Quarter Review 2016

Each year for the past few years I’ve been doing a year end review; books I’ve read, films/tv programmes I’ve watched and other things related to work and the allotment. You can read the end of 2015 here, if you’re … Continue reading

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Richard Adams (1920 – 2016)

The author of Watership Down was something of an inspiration to me. He died on Christmas Eve. As a writer, environmentalist, and also Hampshire resident, his books Watership Down and The Plague Dogs are two of my all time favourites. … Continue reading

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