Category Archives: Books

Time planning vs Hobbies

I am a jack of all trades and master of none. For a long time now I have started and not finish many things, I have taken many things on as hobbies and done little with all of them, basically … Continue reading

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Death of the physical book…. or not….

The e-reader is a convenient way to read books without having to carry around heavy physical books. The battery life normally lasts a couple of weeks and as it is purely for reading it is not loaded down with rubbish … Continue reading

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Vatta’s War – SF Series I have just finished

Book 5, Victory Conditions, Elizabeth Moon Warning Spoilers ahead… you have been warned! Vatta’s War is a military SF series that is comprised of 5 books. This one being the last. I will be the first to admit that I … Continue reading

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28th June 2017 – Misspent Youth – Peter F Hamilton

On the family day out on Saturday we ended the day in Whitby, so I could visit a second hand bookshop there. While I was there I saw Misspent Youth again, I had previously not bought it as I wasn’t … Continue reading

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13th June 2017 – Childhood Books

Susan Cooper – The Dark is Rising There are few books from my actual childhood that stand out. I’m not talking about late teens but when I was younger. I would equate these to the current generation talking about Harry … Continue reading

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9th June 2017 – New Book Collections fun

Because I have a splash of OCD it has always bothered me that some of my book collections are different formats or different sizes. As I like to keep my books and am building a nice collection for certain series … Continue reading

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8th June 2017 – Voldemort – Origins of the Heir

The Harry Potter series are one of my favourite books series and an undoubtedly phenomenal success written by J K Rowling, who until she shot to fame was a normal person, this is one of the things I like about … Continue reading

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7th June 2017 – Terry Brooks, Magic Kingdom for sale

While cataloguing my books I noticed one called Wizard at Large by Terry Brooks, I read the synopsis and really liked the sound of it, but as it always seems to happen it seems that was in the middle of … Continue reading

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6th June 2017 – My Procrastination

After the last couple of posts I have been trying to think on why I Procrastinate so much and it’s not because I don’t want to write, I want more than anything to see my books in the local Waterstones … Continue reading

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4th June 2017 – Writers Group

For a long time I have tried joining writers groups on FB and looked for years for something local to me. I have tried a couple and either not felt comfortable or the more common theme is groups that start … Continue reading

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