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Having some normality resume in society, gyms reopening, although I loved going, rather enjoy training on my own in the garden.

Being a greedy git, added to the fact I cannot stand little fannies prancing round in tight vests, I don’t want to join a gym, so recently bought ‘Solitary Fitness’ by non other than the man formerly known as Mr Charlie Bronson.

Does anyone know of any good prison/crime related books ?

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Is Charlie's book any good?

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That sounds good, I might have to check it out.
I could never get on with the gym and enjoyed training at home in my own comfort zone much more but I've just joined a gym last week and so far so good.
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‘I’ve ate more porridge than goldie locks and the three bears’ 😆

There are some cracking lines in the book, and drawings Charlie did himself, I’m only a couple of chapters in, I have not put anything into action yet, but if anyone can help with improving fitness on a budget, it’s him !

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Might need to order Sam's book ... watched a few of the videos on YouTube & really interesting 👍

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I agree and another one just receiving attention in the press, a new book The Governor by ex prison officer Vanessa Frake
Now 58, Frake retired from the prison service in 2013. Her no-nonsense approach and fearless attitude saw her rise through the ranks as she engaged in daily battles of wits with inmates. First working as a junior prison officer at Holloway, the high security women's prison, and later as the governor of security and operations at Wormwood Scrubs, which housed some of the most violent male criminals, Frake has seen it all.

In her memoir, The Governor, she charts her life inside Britain's most notorious prisons. Early in her career, while escorting four prisoners to HMP Cookham Wood, she encountered Myra Hindley, unaware of who she was. "I didn't recognise her. You automatically think of the pictures of the bleached blonde hair, the intense stare, the bob – and she didn't look anything like that. These people look as normal as the next person." Hindley made her a cup of tea.
haha , there you go :mug:

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Sams book is a canny read, I picked mine up on eBay on the cheap....sorry Sam !

I’ll have a look for that Falkor 👍🏻

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🤣🤣🤣 tight arse

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Went to the library and photocopied the book 🤣

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😂😂😂 Bet he’s re-listed it now that he’s read it

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🤣🤣🤣

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It has crossed my mind.....anyone want to start the bidding at a quid plus postage ?

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