Daily Archives: May 17th, 2013

The Nation’s Favourite Poems Book I (forward by Griff Rhys Jones)

The Nation’s Favourite Poems Book I was the surprise choice for our book group recently.  Some of the group were cross because they felt poetry was not a suitable choice for the group.  However, I enjoyed the book.  It contains an eclectic collection of poems.  It resulted from a nationwide poll to discover Britain’s favourite poem. If… …

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Wasted by Mark Johnson

Wasted was book of the month at my book club. It is the autobiography of Mark Johnson who suffered a poor and violent childhood.  He first took heroin at the age of 11.  His was a childhood of an abused, emotionally neglected, thieving street-running boy.  He grew into a man who turned his life into a drug …

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