Chris Whitaker

Helpful votes received on reviews: 83% (30 of 36)
Location: Crawshawbooth,Lancs UK


Top Reviewer Ranking: 48,478 - Total Helpful Votes: 30 of 36
Confessions of a Crap Artist (GOLLANCZ S.F.) by Philip K. Dick
I read this years ago and decided to buy a newer, less-dog-eared copy to take to Greece with me in 2010. I was waiting patiently all through the book for things to get going but I was left there, at the pool, a bit disappointed. PKD's sci-fi novels CAN BE a world away from his novels about people pottering about in America, the main character is a pain in the neck, he doesn't care... but he does have some deep feeling for things that don't really matter to the outside world... I am still glad I bought it, I won't give away the ending, read it.
Photography Essentials Full Frame Photography by David Norton
I love this book, not only for it's deliciously-composed photographs but for David Noton's narrative, he whisks us on ten journeys across the globe and, on each one invites us to stand beside him and watch as he plans, studies and finally executes that perfect shot. I recently went to one of his roadshows in Preston called "chasing the light", David has a refreshing outlook to the making of a photograph and has a way of describing all the ingredients that he expertly mixes together to form the images he produces. One thing of note, and something I have always strived to do, and do properly, is to "get it right in-camera" and to become master of your tools, inside of being a… Read more
Kitchen Craft Colourworks Melamine Colander, Blue,&hellip by Kitchen Craft
4.0 out of 5 stars Great, 6 Mar 2014
Looks good, lightweight, ideal for Billy-no-mates meal for one salads and pastas or when both of you are only eating action-man sized meals.

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