Sunday book review – Cruel Intentions by Alan Stewart

This is the sequel to the excellent Calls from the Wild (reviewed here). PC Bob McKay gets to tackle more wildlife crimes such as Fox hunting and deer poaching. Grouse moors, and their shady managers, play large parts in this volume along with bothered Beavers, baited Badgers and disturbed dolphins. Alan Stewart writes very well…

Sunday book review – The Diary of a Secret Tory MP by Anon

This book did make me laugh out loud. And that’s quite an achievement because it attempts to satirise the awfulness of the current bunch of Tories in Westminster whose collective awfulness is almost beyond parody. Almost, but not actually as this author does a great job in exaggerating the behaviour and callousness and making it both…

This blog’s Books of the Year 2022

It seems that I have reviewed 55 books on this blog this year – and a cracking bunch they were. Here they are in alphabetical order by author:   When There Were Birds by Roy and Lesley Adkins – review Peak District by Penny Anderson – review Wild Green Wonders by Patrick Barkham – review The History of the World in 100…