What Happened

What Happened

Since the mid 1990s I’ve been a follower of the Clintons, doing my PhD on Clinton welfare reforms, and then being ever hopeful that Hillary…

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New Year reading

New Year reading

In January I started to read my way through my Christmas books, starting with Logical Family by Armistead Maupin. I think I’ve read every novel…

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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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Books of the Year 2017

Books of the Year 2017

I am very late with my highlights of books I’ve read this year – far too late for Christmas present ideas but squeaking in before…

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The Underground Railroad

The Underground Railroad

As part of a lovely leaving present from my former Institute for Government colleagues in the summer I was given this year’s Pulitzer Prize winning…

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The Outside Lands

The Outside Lands

When walking the coastal path in Devon a few weekends ago I read The Outside Lands by Hannah Kohler. It was a book recommended to…

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Rest

Rest

In the last few weeks I have been enjoying reading Rest: Why you get more done when you work less by Alex Soojung-Kim Pang. It’s…

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Coming Home

Coming Home

When I was in Cornwall in July walking the coastal path with my dog I met a lovely Cornish farmer called Erica. Whilst we were…

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Gut

Gut

When I was in Cornwall a month ago with my friend Polly, she recommend I read Gut: the inside story of our body’s most under-related…

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Katy Bowman

Katy Bowman

When in Cornwall with my friend Polly at the end of August I wondered why she was sitting on the floor to eat her dinner…

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