Escape Bank Holiday Boredom With a Great Book

Britain has been experiencing weather conditions typical for this time of year… rain. So this May bank holiday, rather than doing battle with the elements, put the kettle on and curl up with a good book. I recommend ‘The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared’ by Jonas Jonasson. It is the story of Alan Karlsson, a centenarian, who decides on his one-hundredth birthday to abscond from his care home and see where life takes him. The tale describes historical events throughout Alan’s eventful century of life. There are mentions of the cold war, communism and the atom bomb. […]