Losing my marbles – The Glass Bead Game

The Glass Bead Game – Hermann Hesse (Vintage, 2000) Firstly, apologies for the absence of blogs for the last two weeks. My job-hunt seems to consume all of the free time I don’t spend asleep, which has made reading a lot slower. Also, The Glass Bead Game is a book that felt like it took forever […]

Tusk! -Elephants

Trigger warning: there is a picture of a butchered elephant in this blog. It’s not nice, but then neither is ivory poaching, here’s one organisation trying to stop it. Elephants – Richard Carrington (Pelican, 1962). This is a review of the first Pelican I have ever doubled up on, a circumstance which is entirely my fault… […]