Book review: ‘The Unlikely Heroics of Sam Holloway’ by Rhys Thomas

The Unlikely Heroics

“Only in darkness can a hero be born. What happens when good men do nothing? The world burns. He pulls the armour down over his chest, the gloves over his hands, the elbow guards, straps on his pack and utility belt. In the mirror he pulls on the mask and descends through the house.” Superheroes…Read the full article…

Book review: ‘The Immortalists’ by Chloe Benjamin

The Immortalists

The only certainty in life is death. All of us know this fact, and accept it to some degree. Yet at the same time, we strive daily to delay the inevitable as much as possible. We eat the right things. We exercise and push our bodies to the limit. We follow the latest medical trends…Read the full article…

Book review: ‘How To Live Plastic Free’ by the Marine Conservation Society

How To Live Plastic Free book

Guest book reviewer (and my better half) Mrs V has always felt very strongly about living life in as eco-friendly a way as possible – and couldn’t wait to start a ‘plastic detox!’ Having been an early adopter of carrying my own cloth shopping bags and selecting loose fruit and veg in supermarkets, I’ve been…Read the full article…

Book review: ‘The Tall Man’ by Phoebe Locke

The Tall Man

“The legend of the Tall Man can be traced back as early as the 1970s. An urban legend which began circulating around schools in England, it has several variants – the most popular is that of a man who murdered his disobedient daughters. This version of the Tall Man can be sought out by ‘good’…Read the full article…