Category: books

The Armchair Wanderer

A review of The Longest Way Home by Andrew McCarthy (and a way of following in his footsteps without all the scary bits) Andrew McCarthy is a travel writer. He was once a film star, a teen idol and a sensitive teen; he still acts… Continue Reading “The Armchair Wanderer”

The Classic Cocktail Bible

You may have noticed from my first posting that there will be reviews on here. Don’t worry, it wont be ALL reviews, but as I have a few nice items here I am starting by reviewing a few. The latest fits in nicely with… Continue Reading “The Classic Cocktail Bible”

Agent Dmitri

Agent Dmitri When I saw the tagline “The Secret History of Russia’s Most Daring Spy” I mentally checked it under exaggeration for the sake of publicity. After all, every good book needs a tagline to draw in the reluctant reader; something to get the… Continue Reading “Agent Dmitri”