Book Review: How Britain Really Works: Understanding the Ideas and Institutions of a Nation by Stig Abell

My rating: 4 of 5 stars Stig Abell is quite a fascinating chap and that comes across very much in this book. Almost a contemporary of mine (we both grew up in the Midlands around the same time, and he went to the same school in Loughborough as a friend of mine but six years… Read More Book Review: How Britain Really Works: Understanding the Ideas and Institutions of a Nation by Stig Abell

Book Review – The Road to Little Dribbling: More Notes From a Small Island by Bill Bryson

The Road to Little Dribbling: More Notes From a Small Island by Bill Bryson My rating: 4 of 5 stars I Think Bill Bryson’s ‘Notes from a Small Island’ was the second book of his I ever read. I loved his (short) book on Shakespeare and so began his famous critique of the British culture… Read More Book Review – The Road to Little Dribbling: More Notes From a Small Island by Bill Bryson