Partition: The story of Indian independence and the creation of Pakistan in 1947.

I love India!

I have visited a small corner of the country on nine occasions (Goa and Karnataka) and have made many friends, Hindu and Muslim as well as Christian. Not that religion is of any consequence to me, but it DID play a massive part in the Partition process of 1947.
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The Beano Annual 2019.

Always a highlight of my year!

I know the jokes are rubbish and predictable. I know they are simple and childish, even. I know this because I’m sixty years old.
But I love it!

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REVIEW: ‘The Bottom Corner: A Season with the Dreamers of Non-League Football’ – Nige Tassell

As a follower of Non-League football myself, I found this book quite engrossing.

The format was tidy, accounting for the season and off-season on a month by month basis, and concentrating on only a couple of clubs each chapter. I would, though, have preferred to read about more teams from the middle the pyramid, my only slight criticism being that the book seems more focused on National League, and then clubs right at the bottom of the pyramid.

But that really doesn’t detract from providing a well written account of life at the Bottom Corner. of British football

REVIEW: ‘Raising Steam’ – Terry Pratchett

I enjoyed this, as with all Terry Pratchett books, but if I’m honest, it was the one that had less impact.

There were the usual witty lines and excellent character portrayals, but I felt the storyline was a bit thin. It just seemed there was very little actual plot to it.

Nevertheless, it was still enjoyable, but if this is your first Terry Pratchett novel, don’t pre-judge others on this. As good as this is,, others are way better.