Paul Stupple

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Running Free: A Runner's Journey Back to Nature by Richard Askwith
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4.0 out of 5 stars A Tale of Two Books, 26 Mar 2014
Some important questions when you've finished reading a book are: Did you enjoy it? Have you learnt anything useful? Would you recommend it to a friend? Would you read it again? Since my answer to all these questions is “yes”, why have I only given the book 4 stars?

In the foreword, the book is described as “part diary of a year running through the Northamptonshire countryside, part exploration of why we love to run without limits” and those aspects of the book are indeed excellent. Richard Askwith describes his runs so eloquently that you can almost feel the mud caking your legs and smell the manure-dappled fields. As someone who has run in similar situations to those he… Read more
BETA Senior with Chicken, 15kg by BETA
5.0 out of 5 stars Lovely grub, 7 Dec 2013
Our elderly springer spaniel really loves this food. Well, actually she loves just about any food but this stuff is easy for her to eat, is nutritious and a very reasonable price.
Fair England's Shore: English Traditional Songs ~ Peter Bellamy
Some say Peter Bellamy's voice is an acquired taste; to me it is the perfect instrument for many English trad songs. On these 2 CDs (originally 3 LPs) he covers a wide range of songs and makes each one sound wonderful. I'm not a huge fan of unaccompanied singing, finding that after a handful of songs I need a bit more going on than just a single voice but in Peter Bellamy's case I could (and do) listen for hours.