A Short History of Nearly Everything – Bill Bryson

Summary: This is a history of science, and really does cover nearly everything from astrology to zoology. Most –ologies are to be found in here! It is a big book, but not daunting. The writing is easy and engaging, made for the layman, and breaks complicated stuff down into bite-size chunks. The book is structured … Continue reading A Short History of Nearly Everything – Bill Bryson

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Passionate Travellers – Dr. Trish Nicholson

Summary: 21 tales, of the famous, not-so-famous and the once-famous-and-now-forgotten. 21 stories of travel, in the days before maps, GPS, before international health insurance, before UN safe zones. Main Characters: 21 very different men and women, who undertook their journeys for a myriad of different reasons. Some were planned, some thrust upon them. Some of … Continue reading Passionate Travellers – Dr. Trish Nicholson