The Fridge-hiker's Guide to Life: How to Stay Cool When You're Feeling the Heat

The Fridge-hiker's Guide to Life: How to Stay Cool When You're Feeling the Heat

Hardback Ebury Press

By (author) Tony Hawks

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  • Publisher: Ebury Press
  • Format: Hardback | 192 pages
  • Dimensions: 108mm x 180mm x 30mm | 240g
  • Publication date: 6 July 2009
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0091924189
  • ISBN 13: 9780091924188
  • Sales rank: 467,557

Product description

Many moons ago, a foolhardy attempt to win a drunken bet resulted in Tony Hawks embarking on one of the most unforgettable experiences of his life. Joined by his trusty travelling companion-cum-domestic appliance - i.e. his fridge - he found himself in the midst of a remarkable, inspirational and, at times, downright silly adventure. His journey was chronicled in a book that would go on to be an international bestseller - "Round Ireland with a Fridge". In "The Fridge-Hiker's Guide to Life", Tony looks back on what he learnt on his quixotic quest. Namely: if all you have between birth and death is a journey, and if the journey is all we have, then wouldn't it be best to make it fun? Such is the Philosophy of the Fridge.Reflecting on the many encounters he had along the way - occasionally fraught, frequently hilarious and sometimes poignant - and the colourful cast of characters he met, Tony realises that following mantras as simple as 'Do something silly' or 'Find the courage to follow your intuition' can make a huge difference in making life that little bit more enjoyable. Witty, charming and uplifting, "The Fridge-Hiker's Guide" will make you look at both life and your kitchen appliances in a whole new way...

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Tony Hawks lives in London. He leads a diverse life and has various 'jobs', such as performing stand-up comedy, appearing as a panellist on TV and radio (Have I Got News For You, Just A Minute, I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue), acting, writing, playing tennis, and making music.