Very happy with this bag - good quality basic bag with a wee separate compartment on either end - bigger than it appears on the photo - can fit all my kit into the one bag (not always possible with the external bat pocket bags). Love the badge printed on the bag which reads "Cricket Create Character" [sic] - classic! Very fast delivery too! Definitely recommend.
I have immense respect for Jared Diamond for `Guns, Germs and Steel' which is excellent and certainly a cut above `Collapse'. The frustrating thing about this book is that the author seems to be building up to a grand conclusion, meticulously analysing case study after case study, but the grand finale never comes, and one can't but help feeling a bit disappointed. The author does point out the mistakes that certain past societies have made that brought about their collapse, but as to how the lessons learnt can be applied specifically to our modern world is never elucidated. All the raw material is here for a really good book, but it's as if, in the end, the author decided to play it safe… Read more
If you love George Bush, dislike fairies and blush at the mention of dangly bits, this is not for you. For everyone else, I cannot recommend this film highly enough. The dialogue was so entertaining that I actually watched it twice at the cinema. Vote democrat - watch it!