Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

I read Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou after binge-listening to the podcast The Drop Out about Elizabeth Holmes…

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The Salt Path

The Salt Path

I had been looking forward to reading The Salt Path by Raynor Winn as it is about a couple walking the South West Coastal Path…

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The Gatekeepers

The Gatekeepers

I was in New York in September and had dinner with my former colleague Ellen and we were of course chatting about American politics. She…

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Christmas reading 2018

Christmas reading 2018

I really enjoyed reading Weapons of Math Destruction by Cathy O’Neil just before Christmas. It was lent to me by a friend and is all about…

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Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama

I couldn’t wait for Christmas to read Becoming by Michelle Obama and delighted in spending every spare minute in the first week of December enjoying it….

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Books of the Year 2018

Books of the Year 2018

It is Christmas present buying time, so time for my Books of the Year 2018. I’ve been spoiled for choice this year, with a constant…

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How to give up plastic

How to give up plastic

How to give up plastic by Will McCallum is a great book to read if you are thinking about what more you can do to…

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September reading

September reading

On my twice daily hour-long commute on the train into and out of London, it is very rare for a fellow passenger to strike up…

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Jane Austen and Elephants

Jane Austen and Elephants

I have long been a fan of Jane Austen and I am also a huge fan of the fabulous Lucy Worsley, who does such a…

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Yes We (Still) Can

Yes We (Still) Can

I have been a regular listener of the podcast Pod Save America since it launched in the dark days of January 2017 before Donald Trump…

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