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May round-up

May was a good month, spring has finally started so I had my first days spent in the park with a book. I’m slowly working my way through all the books I have, no longer on a book buying ban, but still managed to buy less than I read in a month, I’m very proud of myself. 234 more words


Into the wild

A human is traversing the brush. The small, wooded world lively within the suburban galaxy. He leaves the path, taking one step into the dead leafed incline. 30 more words


One Summer: America 1927 by Bill Bryson

Bill Bryson’s eminently readable style makes this doorstopper of a book about one spectacular summer most enjoyable. It was much more focused than At Home… 226 more words


How to Keep Your Sense of Humor Whilst Traveling

After 24 hours on the road it can start to become a challenge to see the lighter side of situations. I like to laugh instead of getting angry, but sometimes your nerves get frayed from crying babies keeping you awake and one too many hurdles to overcome. 563 more words

Book review: The Road to Little Dribbling

The Road to Little Dribbling: More Notes From A Small Island sees Bill Bryson broadly follow the ‘The Bryson Line’, which he has discovered is the longest journey through Britain. 123 more words



Tulips spread a splash of colour across the bucolic Sussex countryside as I rediscover England and things English. 1,220 more words