Now in paperback, this gem of a book is a memoir written as an encyclopaedia, documenting a lifetime of collected thoughts, observations and memories, with illustrations. Giftable and gorgeous, it is the perfect Christmas present.What can you say about an ordinary life? Well, quite a lot actually. Most of us live them, complain about them, worry, ...Read MoreNow in paperback, this gem of a book is a memoir written as an encyclopaedia, documenting a lifetime of collected thoughts, observations and memories, with illustrations. Giftable and gorgeous, it is the perfect Christmas present.What can you say about an ordinary life? Well, quite a lot actually. Most of us live them, complain about them, worry, laugh and cry about them. In a world saturated with stories of the extraordinary lives we aren't living, Amy Krouse Rosenthal's "Encyclopaedia of an Ordinary Life" is a delightful celebration of the just plain ordinary, in all its glory.Anxious, things that make me - Train Schedules (...even after I've confirmed that there's an 8:06, I'll pull the crinkly little schedule out of my bag and check one more time. And then, as the final coup de grace, I'll turn to some guy waiting on the platform and ask, 'You're waiting for the 8:06, right?')...Brother - My brother, who grew up with three sisters, was I won't say how many years old when he finally realized that he did not have to wrap a towel around his chest when he came out of the shower.Opinion, fragile foundation of strong - The two people laughing and drinking and carrying on at the next table are annoying, stupid, childishly conspiring, and clearly beneath you, until they invite you over to join them.Read Less
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