Author Archives: Steve

Book Review: Identity Crisis by Ben Elton

A fascinating, astute and often hilarious social commentary on modem day life in Britain. Brilliant observations about social media, the different personas people adopt, their behaviour and consequences. The way gender identification and sexual orientation are dealt with, from the virtue signalling snowflakes to the patriarchal dinosours is spot on. Let’s also not forget the […]

I Read 63 Books in 2019

As a member of Goodreads you get to set yourself a reading challenge of how many books you want to read in the coming year. In 2017 I set a goal of 40 and read 41. In 2018 I set a goal of 38 and read 39. This year I knew my reading game had […]

Top 10 Films of 2019

I have so many more films to watch from 2019, so this list will not really be complete until a good few months into 2020, but it’s traditional to publish such lists at this time. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Yesterday Booksmart Spider-Man: Far From Home Godzilla: King of the Monsters Avengers: Endgame Brightburn […]

Top 10 Albums and EPs of 2019

Traditionally a top 10 starts with a number 1 and ends with a number 10, or vice versa. I have followed this convention at every year-end, but for 2019 I really can’t say which is my favourite album/EP of the year. There are at least 4, that at any one time could be on the […]