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I’ve described before, the serendipitous wandering from point to point of interest that can be so rewarding when you have time to absorb and act upon some of what you can find online. In more recent times, unfortunately, this is less and less likely to happen due to the corporatisation of the world wide web…it […]

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Bitcoin-the future of money?

crypto-currency the future of everything or digital fad? The beauty of this book is that the author has a deep understanding of the subject, from experience and is not simply regurgitating to support a particular view. He is very much of the mind that we should do the same if we are at all interested […]

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Homage to Catalonia

my adolescent fascination with Spain’s War debunked, clarified? I waited a long time to get round to this. I read Homage to Catalonia as an audio book and was hooked on it for a few days in the car, driving around my homeland of Scotland. I’ve always loved Spain and the Spaniards. I’ve visited many […]

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24 Assets

24 Assets Build them and your freedom is ensured forever   I’ve rabbited on about Assets forever on here and this book, 24 Assets, brings a great deal of real, solid perspective to that argument. Those who seek freedom from the 9-5, the Rat Race/ Hamster Wheel of Doom or whatever you call it would […]

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Out of Town

As a boy I got hooked on Out of Town, that unique TV program conceived and presented by the late Jack Hargreaves. I was into fishing of course, but Jack gave me a fascination for the deeper beauty of the countryside I fished in and an appreciation for those who worked and lived in it. […]

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Fingers in the Sparkle Jar

illuminating 50 years of confusion made good and explained   Chris Packham’s, Fingers in the Sparkle Jar has helped me enormously to get my head around, well, me really. I didn’t recognise the signs of Aspergers in myself until last year at the age of 52! Since learning that I have asd, I have been […]