Graze – Paul Dowling

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The concept of 'grazing' - eating the same calories, but spread throughout the day as more, smaller meals - seems a little less faddy than some other diet plans. I can see the point the author is making about blood sugar levels and metabolism, although am slightly dubious about the science of whether this is … Continue reading Graze – Paul Dowling

Dolittle (2020)

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Following the death of his beloved wife, Dr John Dolittle has no heart left in him to continue treating the animals to which he can speak. Locked away in his home-come-nature reserve, surrounded by animal friends, what will it take to bring Dolittle back into the world? I had very little interest in seeing this … Continue reading Dolittle (2020)

Simplify Your Life – Sarah O’Flaherty

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"Frustrated with the old processes of goal setting and outmoded self-help techniques, I've developed a new, simplified approach to personal development." There's nothing wrong with this book, but there's nothing new or desperately interesting about it either. And the title felt a bit misleading: there's a lot of very generic improve-your-life stuff (mainly pretty obvious), and … Continue reading Simplify Your Life – Sarah O’Flaherty