Review of 2008: Favourite Posts

As promised a couple of days ago, here are my favourite posts from this year. I’ve chosen one from each month and they are listed chronologically. Colossal Caving AdventureA piece about my experiences trying out “adventure caving” in Cheddar Gorge. I really didn’t enjoy it very much. This Film is Not Yet RatedI enjoyed the […]

Review of 2008: Most Popular Posts

This blog has been running for over six years and I’ve never done a review of the year before – so this is all very experimental. Today I’m going to list the ten most popular entries from this year (as measured by number of views) and tomorrow I’ll list my ten favourite entries. So here […]

Happy Elections

Four years ago I drew a comparison between the US Presidential Election result and the 1992 British General Election. This year the comparison seems even more apt. The footage we saw of the celebrations in Chicago and elsewhere in the US as Obama was confirmed as the winner brought back memories of how we all […]

Books I Read in March 2008

Another month, another list of books read. I know how much you all love reading these lists. number9dream – David MitchellI started this at the end of February. And, surprisingly, found it all a bit of a struggle. I say “surprisingly” because I’ve loved the previous two David Mitchell books that I’ve read – Cloud […]

Books I Read in February 2008

Fewer books this month. It’s a shorter month, of course, but really I got a bit bogged down in a couple of books. I’m still reading David Mitchell’s number9dream, but I’ll finish it in a couple of days so it will be included in next month’s list. Oh, and I read a few X-Men comic […]

Books I Read in January 2008

The first of a (hopefully) monthly series. I say “hopefully” because I’ve tried do to things like this before. It never works. Here are the books I read last month: Atonement – Ian McEwanI really don’t know why I’ve only just read it. I bought it when it was first published and even started reading […]