Book of the Week – From a low and quiet sea

From a low and quiet sea Donal Ryan Penguin books How many tales of desperation and stories of inhumanity must be told and shared and read before we really start looking after our fellow humans. I heard a good interview with the author who exclaimed his motto in life is to try not to hurt … Continue reading Book of the Week – From a low and quiet sea

Book of the Week – Silence in the age of Noise

Silence in the age of noise Erling Kagge Penguin books / Random House What a beautiful idea. Pause. Take a breath. Stay quiet. Even momentarily it’s a good thing. When you’re about to explode with rage because the car in front is going too slow. Stop. Reflect. You’ll get there. Sure it’s probably only leading … Continue reading Book of the Week – Silence in the age of Noise

Book of the Week – The Road to Wigan Pier

The road to Wigan pier George Orwell Penguin Press Nearly 80 years since it was written this book has been the introduction to a new chapter for me. I have decided to attempt 52 books in a year and where better to start than with a classic. When the first paragraph of that classic ends … Continue reading Book of the Week – The Road to Wigan Pier