Book Announcement: Try Not To Laugh (How to Revise, Memorise and Survive Exams)

My third book, ‘Try Not To Laugh’ is now out both as paperback and in kindle version. Eight years in the making, the method(s) I detail within are the result of nearly 30 years of using in education (classroom and private) with a long and proven track record of significantly improving grades for students of… Read More Book Announcement: Try Not To Laugh (How to Revise, Memorise and Survive Exams)

Book Review: My adopted life: A birth mothers story by A.H.M. Beattie

My rating: 4 of 5 stars I was provided with a copy of this book by the author but, as always, this review is freely and independently written. Indeed, I actually expressed an interest in the book after reading an interview with the author on her Facebook page. ‘My Adopted Life’ is the first instalment… Read More Book Review: My adopted life: A birth mothers story by A.H.M. Beattie

News

It has been a while since I last posted personal news and I thought I ought to as I have quite a lot now. First BIG news is that my third book – and first novel – The Pukur, has just been accepted for publication by Histria Books and will, hopefully, be released in Spring… Read More News

Book Review: No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference by Greta Thunberg

No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference by Greta Thunberg My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book is the collected speeches of 16-year-old Swedish girl, Greta Thunberg. The eleven speeches date from September 2018 to April 2019. It’s an extremely short time-frame and, as you might expect, the book is short. You… Read More Book Review: No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference by Greta Thunberg

Book Review – The Economics of Arrival by Katherine Trebeck & Jeremy Williams

The economics of arrival: Ideas for a grown-up economy by Katherine Trebeck & Jeremy Williams My rating: 5 of 5 stars I have followed the writings of Jeremy Williams for many years. His articles on environment, technology, architecture and a host of other areas concerned with stepping us ‘back from the brink’ have been inspiring… Read More Book Review – The Economics of Arrival by Katherine Trebeck & Jeremy Williams

Book Review: What the Hell Are You Doing?: The Essential David Shrigley

What the Hell Are You Doing?: The Essential David Shrigley by David Shrigley My rating: 1 of 5 stars Let me start by stating my credentials: I’m legally sane;I’m reputedly reasonably intelligent;I have several graduate and post-graduate qualifications and training including several in Art History;I love art – in particularly the Surrealist and Dadaist schools;I… Read More Book Review: What the Hell Are You Doing?: The Essential David Shrigley