Tag Archives: reading2013

Books I Have Read: The Ministry of a Messy House

I’m not sure how to describe this book. At one level it is easy to describe it; it’s an excellent book, well written and genuinely easy to read. I don’t have the slightest hesitation in recommending that you read it. My difficulty, is that I’m not sure how to classify it. It is part guide… Read More »

Books I Have Read: Spillover

I don’t think I’ve ever met a virus I didn’t like. Let me clarify that; I don’t actually like being infected by viruses and I’m very aware of the devastation they can wreak, but they are absolutely fascinating. If you don’t think viruses are extraordinary; you haven’t studied them! If you would like to know… Read More »

Books I Have Read: Boy Racer

This is one of those rather difficult book reviews; if you follow road cycling, you will probably have read (or are planning to read) Boy Racer by Mark Cavendish – the greatest spring cyclist of our generation. OK, I’m biased, I like cycling, and ‘Cav’ is the nearest thing to a sporting hero that I have. But… Read More »

Books I’ve Read: Varia

Over the past few weeks, during a dose of shingles, I’ve been raiding the Kindle store for cheap or free books to give me something easy to read. Here are my brief thoughts on a few of them. Death of a Snob (Hamish Macbeth): the pick of the bunch. A pleasing Agatha Christie like mystery… Read More »