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 – 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

Book Review: And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini

And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini My rating: 5 of 5 stars I am a definite fan of Hosseini’s storytelling so I was looking forward to reading his latest book. I had some trepidation though too. ‘The Kite Runner’ was a hard but astonishing story which was clearly critical of Taliban-run Afghanistan. ‘A Thousand… Read More Book Review: And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini

Book Review: How to Win Friends and Influence People in the Digital Age by Dale Carnegie

How to Win Friends and Influence People in the Digital Age by Dale Carnegie My rating: 5 of 5 stars My goodness, reading this version of Dale Carnegie’s cult classic book is like meeting a long-lost friend after many years and discovering they now have a bionic body. ‘How to Win Friends and Influence People’… Read More Book Review: How to Win Friends and Influence People in the Digital Age by Dale Carnegie