Dead Duck Day; ‘About A Boy’ by Nick Hornby

No man is an island, or woman for that matter. A lot of us try, but eventually you need or want to build a life with someone (mostly so you stop talking to yourself) and expand your island into a country or continent; depending on how virile you are. I quite enjoy island life; it is a lot easier to look after yourself than other people. Making mistakes in your own life, that is fine, ………

Dracarys: ‘A Dance With Dragons’ by George R. R. Martin

“This is the end, beautiful friend, the end”The End by The Doors Patience, it’s not one of my virtues. Daily I ensure I do not give in to my need for instant gratification. I have even reached the point where I have to budget my finances or I will run out of money days into a month. So, I am sure you can appreciate that while this is not the last George R. R. Martin ………

Day of Reaping; ‘The Hunger Games’ by Suzanne Collins

As I almost got run over walking work today, I realised, holding up an apologetic hand to the driver I had definitely angered, that I seem to occupy more time in my head than I do in the world around me. Nearly getting run over was my own fault; risking lives is not an activity I partake of often, I appear to be a slave to my imagination. Daydreaming is incredibly enjoyable, if not for ………

Lest We Forget; ‘The Notebook’ by Nicolas Sparks

Cynical and me go way back. There is a certain happiness in misery that I find hard to separate from; it is a both a friend and an enemy. My attempts to be more positive, mainly for the people on which I inflict my despair, are menial at best; there are just some things in this world which leave my glass half empty and Romance is one of them. I do not understand the ‘magic’ ………