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

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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…

Minecraft, autism and fatherhood: a Q&A with author Keith Stuart

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A Boy Made Of Blocks is a rare gem of a book; a tale that’s heartbreaking and heartwarming in equal measure. The story of a father’s struggle to come to terms with his son’s autism, told against a setting of the meteorically successful video game Minecraft, has well and truly struck a chord with readers…Read the full article…

Facebook Town: Welcome to a new reality

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Rarely does a day go by anymore without Facebook grabbing headlines. However, the company’s most recent announcement really piqued my interest – because it bore such strong similarities to a fictional tale that I’ve just been reading. Numerous national media titles in the UK, including the BBC, have published news of the company’s purchase of a 56-acre plot of land…Read the full article…

Book review: ‘Hart Strings’ by Julie Hart

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Few professional wrestlers’ careers have been as highly-documented as that of Bret Hart. Not only did the seven-time World heavyweight champion bare all in his highly-acclaimed autobiography My Real Life in the Cartoon World of Wrestling back in 2007, but the WWE Hall of Famer’s career has also been celebrated in a number of DVD boxsets over the…Read the full article…

Book review: ‘Dave Gorman Vs The Rest Of The World’ by Dave Gorman

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One of my favourite books of the last few years is Dave Gorman’s America Unchained. If you haven’t read it, I can’t recommend it highly enough – it’s terrific. The premise is simple; Dave, disheartened at the demise of ‘mom and pop’ stores across America, attempts to drive from coast to coast without using any chain…Read the full article…