Dang Kindle

Getting stuck into some science & natural history

with my Kindle, I cannot help myself pushing that BUY button

Here are some recommendations:

Currently Reading

The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Quantum Genius Farmelo, Graham

***** [so far]

Read and enjoyed

The Quest: Energy, Security and the Remaking of the Modern World Yergin, Daniel

***** A repeat in some ways of The Prize, but updated

Life Ascending: The Ten Great Inventions of Evolution Lane, Nick

*****+ So good, wounded when finished

Brilliant: The Evolution of Artificial Light  Brox, Jane


Double Entry  Gleeson-White, Jane

*** A bit stiff and short,

Blood, Iron and Gold Wolmar, Christian


The Ready To Read List…..

The Ascent Of Man  Bronowski, Jacob
A Planet of Viruses  Zimmer, Carl

Maybe buy

Ice, Mud and Blood Turney, Chris

About tone

Widowed exRigPigGeo 50yr old dad of 4 'teens', is doin' job raisin' kids, misses a lot of things. Family (close and extended) and Friends - an important part in our of life. Likes gadgets, speedsailing, reading (SF), geology/archeology, maps. Coffee monster- burnt out one espresso maker too many. Have to have plenty spare "moccona" in cupboard. Things I miss- Tarn. The rig life and income. A lot of sailing. Tarn. gonna try to break 35 knots speedsurfing- or 70knh
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