Audiobook Review: The Ration Book Olympics by Clare Balding

“The Ration Book Olympics” is less of an audiobook, more a podcast or radio episode, but it’s still an enjoyable and interesting insight into the 1948 Olympics. I learned quite a lot in this quick one hour listen and would like to learn more about the subject – 4 stars!… Read More Audiobook Review: The Ration Book Olympics by Clare Balding

Audiobook Review: The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson

“The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck” is a bit of an alternative self-help book. I enjoyed the first half and found there to be some really interesting and thought provoking views within it, but I found it went on a bit and become a little repetitive. It’s a 3 stars from me!… Read More Audiobook Review: The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson

Audiobook Review: Failosophy: A Handbook For When Things Go Wrong by Elizabeth Day

“Failosophy” is a short read but it’s packed with some really interesting accounts from guests on Elizabeth Day’s podcast. I like the idea that we can learn from failure and I felt myself agreeing with so much in this handbook. This is a 4 star read for me.… Read More Audiobook Review: Failosophy: A Handbook For When Things Go Wrong by Elizabeth Day

Book Review: Give and Take by Adam Grant

Whilst I don’t think it’s revolutionary, I found the topic of “Give and Take” to be quite interesting and it sparked some really great discussion. The overall style wasn’t to my tastes though and I’d have preferred not to have had the lengthy, detailed examples that dragged this book out for me. I wouldn’t recommend it as a book, but won’t be ruling out the work of Adam Grant going forward, because I think the message is good, it’s the format that didn’t quite work – 2 stars for the book.… Read More Book Review: Give and Take by Adam Grant