David Stringer

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in Virgin Islands, British
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September 2013


David has enjoyed reading books since childhood, even though this was frowned upon by his peers, it made his Mum and Grandma proud. And so due to his various studies finally ending, life calming down a little and attempting the Goodreads reading challenge has rediscovered this love. He has also decided to not only read more books, but also review and blog his findings! This has fast become his new hobby. He also recently completed a life long ambition of writing a book, The Insect Hotel, which is about and includes three of his passions: His Family, His love of Nature and humour.

He also works for the National Health Service, in operating theatres.

His book, The Insect Hotel, is about him and his youngest son's real life adventures in the gar
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David Stringer This is an easy one to answer. I simply go outside into the garden and let nature (or Harry) take over and inspire me with a new story or character.

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This is an easy one to answer. I simply go outside into the garden and let nature (or Harry) take over and inspire me with a new story or character.

My problem is more finding the time to start writing again. My head is full to the brim with more funny stories and adventures we've had that I'd love to share with everyone.

Suspect I'm forgetting more then I'm remembering. ha ha(less)
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4.68 avg rating — 57 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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Reading Challenge – 96% complete – near the End.

So here we all our!  Early December, cold weather has kicked in, Christmas is looming large and social gatherings are taking place.  We also find reading challenges fast approaching the finishing line, and I think this is going to be close.


For my regular followers you will know my target is 50 books in a year.  An amount I managed last year.  This year, well, it’s going to be close.  I’ve just fin

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Erebus by Michael Palin
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A nice, relaxed and interesting read. Never gripped me, hence the dropped stars in ratings.
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The Ashes of London by Andrew  Taylor
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Sadly I didn't enjoy this book, became a choir to finish it. Didn't buy into the characters, nothing really interesting about them...and this leads into a book that slowly drags along without a great deal happening. ...more
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City of Bohane by Kevin Barry
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Best book I've read this year. Really enjoyed it. ...more
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The Football Factory by John King
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Gritty, honest look at the old working class upbringing from the 80's to early 90's I remember. Obviously without the fighting for me. Enjoyed the read and little sprinkle of nostalgia. ...more
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A well written, easy to read short book based around the troubles in northern Ireland.
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Oscar Wilde
“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
Oscar Wilde

Robert   Harris
“To be brave, by definition, one has first to be afraid.”
Robert Harris, Pompeii

J.R.R. Tolkien
“I wish it need not have happened in my time," said Frodo.
"So do I," said Gandalf, "and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

Bertrand Russell
“The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.”
Bertrand Russell




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