Braver than Britain, Occasionally is a narrative non-fiction comedy about a wimpy girl who takes on Britain’s 10 biggest fears, in 10 months. This is a pretty impressive challenge for a girl who once had to take Diazepam to go to the zoo.
In 2015, Braver than Britain, Occasionally was listed in the Top 10 Non-Fiction Books of the Year by TheBookbag.co.uk, and all profits went to cancer charity Sarcoma UK.
Warning: Contains occasional feminine cursing and one case of poorly-censored nudity.
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“One of the best written, bravest and most awe inspiring things I've read, all made more epic by the fact it's all for charity!”
“When people say ‘laugh-out-loud funny’ I usually think of someone smiling and giving a huff of laughter as they turn a page, but this had me bringing out the big guns.”
“So she’s brave, she’s funny and she’s generous? My fear of failure has just gone up a notch.”
“I sometimes found myself giggling even while my face was contorted in abject horror. That’s not an easy balance to achieve.”
“I have to hand it to Spadge. The resulting book is funny and silly and brave, and above all joyous. ”
“Not only did I learn that I'm a glossophobic, but I also gained an interesting insight into the thinking and reasoning for the phobias that I do not have.”