Mr. A. Lenaghan

"London Barrister"
(REAL NAME)
In chambers at Gray's Inn.
Helpful votes received on reviews: 97% (93 of 96)
Location: Wanstead, London
 

Reviews

Top Reviewer Ranking: 186,652 - Total Helpful Votes: 93 of 96
Fitbit Flex Wireless Activity Tracker & Sleep Wris&hellip Fitbit
5.0 out of 5 stars Best buy in years ..., 26 Oct 2013
Wearable tech is very much the coming thing. This has the potential to be a life changing bit of equipment. It's certainly got me in the habit of walking more. I bought it in July. Stuck to the 10,000 steps a day goal, which I have completed or passed on all bar 4 days. I have lost 4" round the waist. Am doing some gym work, but the Fitbit Flex is the main spur to the habit change. And it's so unobtrusive. It's not ostentatious, like the Nike or Jawbone bands, so I have no problem wearing it with short sleeves. I wear it 24/7, even in the shower. It's clean. The power lasts 4/5 days. It's seamless with the iPhone. I'd like a bit more Facebook integration, but that is a mere quibble. I've… Read more
Howards End is on the Landing: A year of reading f&hellip by Susan Hill
10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
Highly readable - my first read was in one sitting, quickly. Then - as the author exhorts - a slow read. It's honest, funny, beautifully written, and so attractively presented that it ought to appear in Christmas stockings everywhere. Above all, it will make you want to read, or re-read, the many authors and titles described.
The Various Haunts Of Men: A Simon Serrailler Nove&hellip by Susan Hill
83 of 86 people found the following review helpful
I practice in the English criminal courts, and usually avoid crime novels on a "busman's holiday" pretext; more often than not, however, the pedant in me corrects procedural and legal details as I read. Not the best way to relax whilst reading!

However, there were no such problems with "The Various Haunts of Men". Meticulously well researched, the author illuminates but never lectures on police practice and procedures, and gets even minor but tricky detail correct, such as the appropriate use of a search warrant.

But it is not as a lawyer's procedural primer that the book succeeds. It's just a damn good page-turner. The bite-sized chapters give pace; the characters and… Read more

Wish List