What I read… Life After Life

OK so this book has taken me ages to get through. According to Goodreads I first started reading this in January 2016. That’s well over a year ago and I’ve not long finished it. Was it really so hard or boring that it takes a normally prolific reader 12 months to read? I’d say no. It’s…… Continue reading What I read… Life After Life

What I read… The Heart Goes Last

Darn Margaret Atwood – the older you get the less it appears you think of the human race! Atwood famously claims she doesn’t write science fiction, only speculative fiction and this book is seated firmly within her favourite sub-genre: dystopian speculative fiction. In the near future the economy has tanked. As vast swathes of the…… Continue reading What I read… The Heart Goes Last

What I played… Ratchet and Clank

The Ratchet and Clank franchise first popped into our lives in 2002, courtesy of Insomniac Games. The eponymous heroes of these science-fiction action adventures are a ‘Lombax’, resembling a long eared fox, and a defective war robot who has apparently taken voice acting lessons from the Star Wars droids. I’ve never actually played any of…… Continue reading What I played… Ratchet and Clank

What I read… End of the World Running Club

My first book of 2017 has been one I’ve been putting off for a while. Not because I haven’t fancied reading it; on the contrary it always looked like something I’d devour and I wanted to wait until I had time to really appreciate it. Our protagonist is an overweight, fed up, borderline alcoholic father to…… Continue reading What I read… End of the World Running Club