Factfulness – ‘One of the most important books I’ve ever read’ STEVE GARRILL ‘An indispensable guide to thinking clearly about the world’ BILL GATES. I agree with Bill! Should be on the National Curriculum click here

North West Way a beautiful written book describing a long distance walk from Preston to Carlisle through the most fantastic scenery in the north of England – great Christmas gift for a friend who likes walking click here

The Body – I’ve read every single one of Bill Bryson’s books and they are all unputdownable – this one is no exception click here also A Short History of Nearly Everything – I think I read that in one go! click here

The Chimp Paradox do you sabotage your own happiness? Struggling to make sense of yourself? Your emotions sometimes dictating your life? One of the most important books I have ever read click here

The Irrational Ape – how critical thinking and scientific method can help us to make the right decisions and spot fake news and understand conspiracy theorists. Very well written and, in my opinion, should be compulsory reading before you are allowed to vote! click here

The Salt Path – in one devastating week, Raynor and her husband Moth lost their home of 20 years, just as a terminal diagnosis took away their future together – a really inspirational book click here

Wild Silence – after walking 630 miles along the coast, the windswept and wild English coastline feels like home. Despite Moth’s terminal diagnosis, against all medical odds, he seems revitalised in nature click here