What I read… Confronting the Classics

As I mentioned at the start of the year, one of my new year’s resolutions was to read more non-fiction books. We’re almost halfway through the year and I am way behind on my target. This book is at least partially responsible for that. I love Mary Beard. She’s a Professor of Classics at the…… Continue reading What I read… Confronting the Classics

What I read… The Road to Little Dribbling

I’ve always rather liked Bill Bryson. Part of my GCSE English exam was to examine an extract from one of his books and I was quite taken with his friendly and open style of writing. It always felt like you were sitting in the pub with him and he was telling you a jolly story…… Continue reading What I read… The Road to Little Dribbling