This week we chatted about caves, the acceptibility of older women seducing younger men, and what the point of the Alhambra was. Or something like that it gets blurry.
Book for next time is:
A short History of Tractors in Ukranian by Marina Lewycka
Runners up were:
Beyond Black – Hilary Mantel
This side of paradise – F. Scot Fitzgerald
Freakanomics – Steven Levitt & Steven Dubner (see their blog)
London Fields – Martin Amis
Russian Disco – Vladimir Kamier
The Female Eunuch – Germaine Greer
Extremely loud and incredibly close – Safran Foer
Brick lane – Monica Ali
Next meeting is in The Duke of Edinburgh (in the beer garden if the weather’s nice)
on Wednesday the 23rd of August
Er, hello. Just spreading my new Blogger wings, really – though could use the opportunity to mention an idea Fiona and I had about an extra-curricular visit to Escape (‘art’ bar opposite Herne Hill station) the next time Jerry Dammers (of The Specials) is DJing there. All to be discussed tomorrow! Once we’ve talked about the book, that is…
Once upon a time there were two friends called happy friend and sad friend. Happy friend was always happy. Sad friend was always sad. Why was happy friend happy and sad friend sad?
Sad friend was sad because when she was very little she was put in a terrible work camp. This made her turn into a bitter old Gucci handbag wielding cow. But happy friend realised its not her fault because sad friend had her happiness taken away by the horrible times she lived in.