Monday, June 30, 2008

Final 6 months

Heading Home, Pulkovo II, St. Petersburg (June '08)

Russian food carriage, Trans Siberian Railway (June '08)

Han. with Tsar Cannon, Kremlin, Moscow (June '08)

Red Jacket Golf, Shenzhen, China (May '08)

Tsar Bell, Kremlin (June '08)

Trans Siberian Railway (June '08)

Red Jacket/ JP Memorial Golf Trophy (May '08)

RJ contenders (May '08)

BBQ/ house party (May '08)

Nottingham (March '08)

Beijing negotiations (June '08)

Moscow underground station (June '08)

Mongolia (June '08)

St. Basil's, Red Square, Moscow (June '08)

Hannah in Amsterdam (Feb. '08)

St. Basil's, Red Square, Moscow (June '08)

Le Blanc, last night in HK (June '08)

Ivan the Great Bell Tower, Kremlin, Moscow (June '08)

Moscow - St. Petersburg train (June '08)

Ger, Mongolia (June '08)

Me, Dom & Ben, Amsterdam (Feb. '08)

Almost home, Copenhagen ariport (June '08)

Chinggis Khaan, Mongolia (June '08)

Mac phone, wheelchair antics (Feb. '08)

Catch at Elstei Ger Camp, Mongolia (June '08)

Callum, Discovery Bay (April '08)

Russian Beer (June '08)

Beach, Bali (April '08)

St. Basil's, Red Square (June '08)

Me, Jess, Gwen & Fabio, Bali (April '08)

Mongolian archery, Elstei Ger Camp (June '08)

Amsterdam (Feb. '08)

Amsterdam (Feb. '08)

Happy Valley with Lou & Craig (Jan. '08)

Me & Trav. Feeding time at the zoo, NYE 07-08 (Jan 08)

Sunday, June 29, 2008

More books

Another new list.....

The Happy Isles of Oceania;- Paul theroux
The Turn of the Screw;-Henry James
The Successor;-Ismail Kadare
Human Traces;-Sebastian Faulks
The Cave of the Yellow Dog;- Byambasuren Davaa and Lisa Reisch
Notes from Underground;-Fyodor Dostoevsky
The Grass in Singing;- Dorris Lessing
A Dirty Job;- Christopher Moore
The Education of Little Tree; - Forrest Carter
The War of the Worlds;- H G Wells
A Wild Sheep Chase;- Haruki Murakami
Inconceivable;- Ben Elton
The Swallows of Kabul;- Yasmina Khadra
A Fine Balance;- Rohinton Mistry
Lost Hearts in Italy;- Andrea Lee
Shantaram;- Gregory David Roberts
Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman:- Haruki Murakami
The Stone Diaries:- Carol Shields
The book of Illusions:- Paul Auster
Saturday:- Ian McEwan
The Red Pony:- John Steinbeck
The Secret Life of Bees :- Sue Monk Kidd
Brand New Friend:- Mike Gayle
Purfume:- Patrick suskind
Tortilla Flat:- John Steinbeck
Frankenstein:- Mary Shelley
A Man named Dave:- Dave Pelzer
The Lost Boy:- Dave Pelzer
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. hyde:- Robert Louis Stevenson
Beowulf:- (Michael Alexander translation)

The future of reading

The books I've had recommended to me or have been planing to read, any additions would be appreciated!

Antony and Cleopatra;-William Shakespeare*
Ash & Bone;-John Harvey*
Birds Without Wings;-Louis de Bernieres*
Black Elk Speaks ;-John G. Neihardt*
Enigma;-Robert Harris*
Freakonomics;-Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubnev*
Genghis Khan;-John Man*
Hamlet;-William Shakespeare*
Henry V;-William Shakespeare*
Master Georgie;-Beryl Bainbridge*
Measure for Measure;-William Shakespeare*
Much Ado About nothing;-William Shakespeare*
The Business;-Iain Banks*
The Colour of Blood;-Brian Moore*
The White Masai;-Corinne Hofmann*
A Separate Peace;-John Knowles
A Woman in Berlin;-Philip Boehm
Atlas Shrugged;-Ayn Rand
Babel Tower;-A.S. Byatt
Cold Mountain;-Charles Frazier
Darkness at Noon;-Arthur Koestler
Different Seasons;-Stephen King
Ender's Game;-Orson Scott Card
Fermat's Last Theorem;-Simon Singh
Fight Club;-Chuck Palahniak
God is a Bullet;-Boston Teran
Jitterbug Perfume;-Tom Robbins
Neuromancer;-William Gibson
Norwegian Wood;-Haruki Murakami
Seven Lies;-James Lasdun
Swimming Underwater;-Sheena Joughin
The Corrections;-Jonathan Franzen
The Essential Jennifer Johnson;-Jennifer Johnston
The God Delusion;-Richard Dawkins
The God of Small Things;-Arundhati Roy
The Shape Of Things To Come;-H G Wells
The Time Machine;-H G Wells
Watership Down;-Richard Adams
We;-Yevgeny Zamyatin (Clarence Brown)
Wild Swans;-Jung Chang

* book's on my shelf - no negative comments please!

Friday, December 28, 2007

2007 part 2

Christmas dinner (Dec. '07)

At the Roche's (Dec. '07)
More confident Callum (Dec. '07)

Final junk of '07,South China Sea (Dec. '07)

Valley night, LKF (Nov. '07)

Naggs v Bangers, Bangkok (Sept. '07)

Paddy's Stag, TST (Nov. '07)

Spreading the play vs Kowloon - I'm number 20 (Oct. '07)

Leading the Valley charge (Oct. '07)

The Roche family, HK chapter (Oct. '07)

Me with Callum Thomas Roche aged bloody young, not sure who was more scared! (Sept. '07)

Hard at work (Sept. '07)

Me and Han in not so classy restaurant in BK (Oct. '07)

Louise and Craig, Ickworth House (Aug. '07)

Claire, Stephen, Hannah, Noreen, Mark, me, Sarah and Darren at Louise and Craig's wedding (Aug. '07)

Me and Hannah at Grassmere (Aug. '07)

Me in a digger, Kennedy Town (July '07)

Zoe Jess me and Damien, The Place (July '07)

Me and Dad near Buttermere (Aug '07)

Rachel Jane and me in Winder House (Aug. '07)

Me and Joe, Lancaster (Aug. '07)

The Partingtons, Scarth Gap (Aug. '07)

Zoe Jess and me in escalator (July '07)

Above camp at Lake Nam-tso 4718M, Tibet (July '07)

The Potala Palace, Lhasa, Tibet (July '07)

Me and Roche, Beijing Lhasa train, whisky o'clock (July '07)

Me and a yak, Drepung Monastery, Tibet (July '07)