Learning from Sherlock Holmes

I’m a firm believer in the immense value of reading and I’m not sure I can recall any book, no matter how poor, from which I have not learned something. I’m reading the definitive Sherlock Holmes collection at the moment and, surprisingly, I have come across a few unexpected gems. In the ‘Sign of the […]

“Employment Law in Ireland”-Kindle Countdown Price Promotion Starts Today

I have a Kindle countdown deal price promotion starting this morning at 8 am. Every 6 months Amazon will allow you to do a “countdown deal” to promote your book(s) on Amazon. This countdown deal is a time limited price promotion. My deal starts this morning on my book, “Employment Law in Ireland: The Essentials […]

How to Reduce Stress and Anxiety Every Day

I meet people every day of the week who claim to be, or are, suffering from stress and anxiety. Much, but not all, of the stress arises from their workplace. I have a philosophy which helps me deal with stress and worry and anxiety and it involves the acceptance of what I believe are 3 […]

Free Books

If you want to improve your English, while away hours of distraction free entertainment with engaging stories peopled with colorful, unforgettable characters who you will love or hate with a passion, learn about everyday life in the 19th century, understand the class system, observe how society has evolved and changed, learn about human nature and […]

Dombey & Son By Charles Dickens-an Early Feminist Novel?

One of the greatest pleasures I have discovered in the last ten years or so is the genius of Charles Dickens. It started with Bleak House as this was a book recommended as one that would interest anyone with an interest in the law and legal system. It took a while to get into his […]

2 Books That Could Change Your Life

I read and listen to a large number of books on a monthly and yearly basis. Some are eminently forgettable, some are average, and a small few can change your life. I’ve read two such books in the last year or so. Both, coincidentally, were written by psychiatrists and both of them give the same […]