Summer reading

Summer reading

Since getting back from holiday in mid-June I have read an eclectic mix of books. I started with The President is Missing by James Patterson…

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Zanzibar reading

Zanzibar reading

Relaxing on the beach in Zanzibar after an amazing safari in Kenya gave me time to read two great historical novels – The Burning Chambers…

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Mavis Doriel Hay

Mavis Doriel Hay

To treat myself after a very busy period at work, I recently bought myself a set of British Library crime classics from the golden age…

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Thailand reading 3

Thailand reading 3

Along with reading two great books for work purposes, (How Couple Relationships Shape Our World: Clinical Practice, Research and Policy perspectives edited by Andrew Balfour,…

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John Bude

John Bude

Over two weeks off between jobs I indulged in some detection from the golden age of British crime fiction – three books recently republished by John…

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Flight to Thailand

Flight to Thailand

When I was in Dublin in February I went to the cinema to see Spotlight, which was excellent. It left me wanting to know more…

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Dorothy L Sayers

Dorothy L Sayers

Given my love of detective fiction (see my blog addiction to crime fiction) I’m not quite sure how I went so long before picking up…

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Dublin reading

Dublin reading

A few weeks ago I spent the weekend in Dublin. It was my first time there and I loved the city, and as I was…

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Christmas reading

Christmas reading

It was lovely to have some time over Christmas to do some reading and to have the chance to read Old Filth and Last Friends…

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Career of Evil

Career of Evil

I had the great pleasure a few weeks ago of reading the third in the Cormoran Strike series by Robert Galbraith (aka JK Rowling). Having…

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