• "This is a book to indulge in, the literary equivalent of Horlicks before bed, guaranteed to leave you feeling all warm inside"

    The Observer
  • "A lovely tongue-in-cheek memoir...a wonderful antidote to all those tales of childhood woe pouring from the presses; read and enjoy"

    Publishing News
  • "A welcome visitor into any home that houses a Nick Hornby or a Tony Parsons."

    Glasgow Herald
  • "An unashamed nostalgia fest . . . comic gold."

    Time Out
  • "Warm moments . . . thanks to the author's grasp of the anecdote."