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Advantages: Insight into the man who brought us Hitchhiking through the galaxies
Disadvantages: He might not turn out to be who you want him to be

...They say that you should never meet your heroes. After reading ''The Authorised and Very Official History of Douglas Adams and the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy'' a.k.a. ''the Frood'' I understand why. I never heard the original radio series and I h ...

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Review of The Frood - Jem Roberts

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Sex and the Single Aid Worker

Advantages: Fascinating insights into aid work and the diversity of work people do
Disadvantages: I didn't enjoy the chick lit and bed hoppin

Girl in search of love and fulfillment Krissy Nicholson is an Australian aid worker who has worked in eight different countries as part of international aid projects. Her book - ‘Tsunami and the Single Girl - One Woman’s Journey to Become and Aid Wor ...

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Review of Tsunami and the Single Girl - Krissy Nicholson

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A glimpse into a way of life that may one day be gone forever.

Advantages: Interesting, lots of information about Romany customs
Disadvantages: None

Maggie is a Romany gypsy - born in a Somerset pea field in 1941, she spent her childhood and teen years living in a wagon, travelling about with her parents and siblings, and working on farms, scrap metal rounds, and on crafting wooden flowers to sell on ...

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Review of Rabbit Stew and a Penny or Two - Maggie Smith-Bendell

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An interesting glimpse at how the other half live

Advantages: Interesting, covers a period of rapid change
Disadvantages: Some elements I needed to research seperately

The Lady's Maid - My Life in Service (also published as Rose- My life in service) tells the story of Rosina Harrison, who, wanting to travel the world, knows that the only way for a working class girl like herself to get there is by becoming a Lady's Maid ...

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Review of The Lady's Maid - Rosina Harrison

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~ * Not Tu Bad At All * ~

Advantages: Interesting! Inspiring!!
Disadvantages: Swearing

I quite like N-Dubz, the British three piece hip-hop group. Many of you will know one of the members, Tulisa as an ex X Factor judge. Since her appearance on The X Factor, Tulia has become quite a big celebrity. A couple of years ago, she was arrested for ...

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Review of Honest: My Story So Far - Tulisa Contostavlos

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