The Martian – Book Review

So why did I read The Martian twice this year? And watch the film several times? Is it because it’s witty and funny? Or because it’s about someone surviving against the odd on an inhospitable planet? Or maybe I just like all the clever tricks he uses to survive? I’ll …

World War Z – Book Review

Yesterday I finished reading World War Z, it was our monthly book club pick and it turned out to be a really great choice (book clubs are a great idea but I’ll cover that in another post). First things first, is it like the film? Short answer: No. Long answer: …

It’s all about the story

Over the course of my life I’ve come to realise, at least for me personally, it’s all about the story. Stories being told to you, stories you are telling someone else, or stories developing before your very eyes. That’s what makes life truly special. You may be surprised to learn …