James Bond Books

I just finished reading On Her Majesty’s Secret Service by Ian Fleming. It’s one of the later James Books and like the rest, it’s pretty good. It’s the one where James Bond gets married and then his wife gets shot

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Coincidence

I posted a blog entry earlier in the week, moaning about being 30 soon. I realised afterwards that this was also the day – 30 years before – that John Lennon got shot. John Lennon was in a band called

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London: The Biography by Peter Ackroyd

Just finished reading this and it’s really good; highly recommended. It’s a hefty tome – nearly 800 pages – but it’s a real page turner. I’ve always been interested in history, particularly that of London, and I learned loads of

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I Worked in Shit Street!

My office used to be based at Laystall Street in Clerkenwell. I really liked the area – nice local vibe, good pubs, tasty food, and thew bus ride was alright as well. Recently was chatting to someone in the office,

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Lonely London

Recently I’ve been re-reading a lot of books from my university days (first time round when I did English Literature and Philosophy). I didn’t read anything properly while I was there, mainly because I was very lazy. Anyway, I just

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