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Blood lust

Well who would have thought that there was yet another nuance to vampire fiction.  Matt Haig introduces us to the confluence of the supernatural with the mundane by inviting us into the world of the Radleys; a seemingly normal middle … Continue reading

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What you think you know 

I thought I knew Isaac Newton’s history and I was wrong. This book takes us through the life of Isaac Newton from. His humble beginnings belie the huge impact he had on mathematics and physics, but how aware are you … Continue reading

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The very ends of my disbelief

   This is the middle of three. Do not expect a resolution. I used to feel this way about episodes of ‘Taggart’ on TV. The way of the three part story is always to chuck in a whole bunch of … Continue reading

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Devilishly good

   This is a brilliant book exploring faith and what it really means. Robertson gets to the heart of humanity and its desire for meaning and asks the awkward question: “what if the devil was someone who was real and … Continue reading

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Happy?

   Paul Dolan delivers an easy-to-digest slice of happy cake. This book explores the pleasure-purpose continuum and how this operates within us in order that we seek a balance in our lives. He sets forward a way of working that … Continue reading

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An historical festival and an interesting question

Not books this time, rather; theatre. We go to the theatre a fair bit and not least because we live in reasonably close proximity to Stratford-upon-Avon. The RSC which is based there provide a veritable cornucopia of treats and some … Continue reading

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howling at the moon

  I picked this up for the kindle quite some while ago, but only recently got round to reading it. At first I was a little concerned that it was trying way too hard to be quirky and there are … Continue reading

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