Category Archives: Toilet reading

“And Thereby Hangs a Tale” by Jeffrey Archer

Jeffrey Archer for all his faults can tell a good tale. This is a collection of fifteen short stories, ten of which are apparently based on true events, as Mr Archer did time for perjury, his handle on what might … Continue reading

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“The History of the English Language” by Brigit Viney

English is a mongrel language. A language from the fringes of Europe that came to be the international language by default. This is the story of English from its beginnings and its ancestors to its future. A fascinating story also … Continue reading

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Book Reviews: “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days” and “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw” by Jeff Kinney

These books are quite addictive, and are very quick to read, they may be over 200 pages but the combination of cartoons and the notebook style font make the word count on each page very low. Hence instead of reviewing … Continue reading

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“Look at Me, Look at Me!” by Dom Joly

This is a spoof biography, it is difficult to know what is real and what is fake, but it doesn’t really matter as it is a funny and entertaining read. Dom Joly was born in war torn Beirut and spent … Continue reading

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“The Top Gear Years” by Jeremy Clarkson

This is my favourite book for the smallest room. Jeremy Clarkson, for most Britons and many others  needs no introduction, he was the host of a motoring programme called “Top Gear” and is very opinionated and non-politically correct. “I think … Continue reading

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Reading in the Smallest Room

For 5 or 10 minutes each morning, I am sat on the toilet and want something to read as a distraction. My reading in this, the smallest room is varied. I don’t usually take the novel I am reading but … Continue reading

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