When I was at college, both as an undergraduate and later while I was a postgraduate, I wrote for The Irish Examiner from time to time. A lot of what I wrote was book reviews, though I also did a few feature pieces. Unfortunately most of what I wrote has vanished into the ether. Any copies I have in digital format would be on floppy disks I either don't have anymore or if I do … [Read more...] about Revisiting Old Book Reviews
As I've mentioned a couple of times recently, one of the things I want to work on are my cooking skills. I've got quite a few cookbooks already and I have no need for "general" cookbooks at all, though if somebody thinks that a particular cookbook is a "must have" please let me know. You can never have too many cookbooks! What I am looking for, however, is more specific … [Read more...] about Which Cookbooks?
How Many Books Should I Read?
One of my personal goals for the next few months is to read more books. I used to read a lot more than I do now. When I was commuting to work via public transport I'd read. Back when I was living in Milan I'd spend hours every week bouncing from one side of the city to the other and its many suburbs via tram, train, metro and bus. Reading has always been one of the things I … [Read more...] about How Many Books Should I Read?
I'll be reading Gary Vee's new book over the next few days. I ordered it months ago so I've been looking forward to it .. … [Read more...] about Jabbing
More Online vs Offline Pricing Craziness
This evening I went shopping in my local Dunnes Stores. As is common in most supermarkets there's a section of the shop where they sell books, DVDs and other items, and I often browse the shelves to see if there are any bargains to be found. This evening one of the books that caught my eye was the new Jamie Oliver one, which ties in with a new TV series, called 'Save With … [Read more...] about More Online vs Offline Pricing Craziness