Tim Holden

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Eat My Globe: One Year to Go Everywhere and Eat Ev&hellip by Simon Majumdar
5.0 out of 5 stars Eat my ego, 10 Oct 2013
Yes, this book has all the faults that other reviewers have pointed out. But on the plus side it is a refreshing travel read, given that he skips over any detailed history or cultural aspects almost completely. Given that he spent only a few days in many of the places he visited and the brevity of each chapter, he sums up his travel experiences very well. Overall I found this a very funny read, and found it hard to put the book down. The criticisms are all true. He doesn't travel with much sensitivity, grabs the freebies wherever he can, and is only concerned with his taste buds. But that is his intention from the start, and the introduction to the book makes that quite clear that this is… Read more
Where Hornbills Fly: A Journey with the Headhunter&hellip by Erik Jensen
5.0 out of 5 stars Way above average, 18 Sep 2013
This book fell into the none of the traps that I was expecting it to. Although written about events 50 years previously, it came across as fresh as something that happened today. By the end of the book, I was left with a real sense of the swiftness with which the Iban people have had to change as a society. I normally don't write reviews, but the way Erik Jensen could put across the big picture while focusing on very close relationships was so impressive, I felt almost obliged to put in my few comments. I travelled in Borneo briefly just before this book was released, and feel now that some of the blanks in my knowledge of the history of Sarawak have now been clarified. Clear, concise… Read more
Inhibition ~ Dot Hacker
Inhibition ~ Dot Hacker
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5.0 out of 5 stars Cool, 13 Mar 2013
Someone is actually still making really good music. Dot Hacker. 100%. no duff tracks here. This is a brilliant album from start to finish

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