There is something in the words here that really speaks to me. A middle aged man who has viewed the wider events spoken about here and has celebrated the victories of empowerment for women.
Messi More Than A Superstar Icon Books I'm struck by reading messi, more than a superstar at how much Luca Caioli wants to portray Lionel Messi as an ordinary person. A person with an amazing talent that has just stumbled across this life of fame and (ahem...) non payment of taxes. His first coach has … Continue reading Messi – More Than A Superstar
If you don't now me, don't judge me Dan Shanahan Transworld Ireland Books I can't believe this book was released half a decade ago. It doesn't make sense to me,it only seems like yesterday since Dan was playing hurling for Waterford and scoring goals for fun. But it wasn't yesterday, however sporting world keeps revolving. … Continue reading If You Don’t KNow Me, don’t judge me by Dan Shanahan
The Story Of Lucha Castro and Human Rights in Mexico Jon Sack Published by Front Line Defenders verso books www.versobooks.com Human Rights is such a well worn phrase. Like political correctness (what's so wrong with being correct?) it is used in countless different ways but really it boils down to humans having basic rights, freedom … Continue reading La Lucha – The Story of Lucha Castro and Human Rights In Mexico
roy keane The Second Half with Roddy Doyle This is NOT an autobiography, don't confuse it with one. It's not a Roddy Doyle book, don't confuse it with one. It is a series of anecdotes told by Roy Keane to Roddy Doyle about his life that he didn't really get to put into his first … Continue reading Roy Keane – The Second Half
Horace Panter Ska'd for life Panmacmillan books Pauline Black Black By Design Serpentstail publishing 2 books from 2 people in 2 different bands during the same era, both autobiographies. Horace's one has been on my shelf for a while now but after picking up Pauline Blacks autobiography I thought I would do them both justice … Continue reading The 2 tone era
The one hundred year old man who climbed out of the window and disappeared published by Hesperus Press It's been a long time since I was in school. Back in those days it was something that got in the way of playing football or playing cards or hanging around talking about football or cards. There … Continue reading 100 year old man going strong