Recently a friend recommended this book, and I am grateful to her. The story is told by Robert and is set mainly in 1946, when he is sixteen years of age and sets out from his home in a coal mining village in Durham.
My love affair with libraries started in rural Ireland where I grew up. I was a voracious reader and I quickly made friends with the local librarian who sneaked me a couple of extra books on a Saturday.
Humans have a thing called a learning bias. No matter how wise a saying is, we are much more apt to accept it as true if we trust the source. Not only that, but we're fascinated by ultimate truths that spur us into action.
Dietitian Carisa Sheridan as she discusses if ‘mood boosting’ foods really exist, what role our gut health has, and how what we eat and how we eat can play an important role on our mood, mind and overall well-being.
On 7 April 1926 an Irish woman stepped out from a crowd in Rome and fired a shot at one of the 20th century's most infamous dictators. One bullet grazed the nose of Benito Mussolini, but the Italian leader survived the assassination attempt.