Whilst I was in Sydney, George and I went for a meal at the Meat District Co restaurant in Darling Harbour. Firstly, the harbour area is well worth a visit. It has beautiful boats moored up and lots of nice restaurants that allow you to sit outside and watch the world go by. On Saturday […]Read more "Review: Meat District Co"
Unfortunately for JJ Abrams, the Star Wars franchise possesses a great sense of nostalgia for a wide age range of fans. Those like me who began watching the films when they were remastered, to my Dad who watch the very originals and then the generation who hopped on the band wagon when the prequels were […]Read more "Review: Star Wars VII The Force Awakens"
Whilst I lived and studied in Bristol I would often go to Clifton, a lovely area in Bristol that contains one of Bristol’s key landmarks, the Clifton Suspension bridge. The bridge is quite a sight to see, suspended high above the River Avon. Since it opened in 1864 it has been a toll bridge which […]Read more "The delightful Clifton, Bristol"
When I initially began to read The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, as a reader, I felt very disorientated. The way it is written is not what I expected and it took me a while to re-orientate myself to this new way of writing. I guess that is the whole point of […]Read more "Review: The Curious Case of the Dog in the Nightime"
A book review of Us After finishing Game of Thrones I dove straight into the widely talked about book titled Us by David Nicholls. For me, it was a slow starter. The change of pace took quite a while to get used to but after forgetting about the action filled page turner that was Game […]Read more "Review: Us by David Nichols"
We can safely say that George R.R. Martin’s, Game of Thrones books have taken the world by storm, possibly due to the success of the television series but also because they are so well written. Admittedly and annoyingly, I did discover the television series before the books but in some ways I think it worked […]Read more "Travel Reading: Game of Thrones"