Takes on Life Vol.1

Inspired by his non-award-winning blog, Takes on Life Vol 1 is a series of comic essays full of wit and wisdom from a man, known for his wit but not his wisdom.

A book full of insightful and thoughtful musings on life, posing hard hitting questions, like when is an onion actually peeled? How many layers do you peel? Or when is it time to wash a towel?

Holland has all the answers to all the questions you never thought to ask.

Takes on Life is an important book. An unintentional self-help book, it might even have the power to change your life – says a man who concedes he is delusional.

Read the first chapter of Takes on Life Vol.1

What readers have to say

“Dominic always manages to make me laugh out loud, whether in the safety of my own home or in public.”

“Dominic always manages to make me laugh out loud, whether in the safety of my own home or in public.”

“There isn’t the proper language to describe how happy this book made me during this pandemic”

“There isn’t the proper language to describe how happy this book made me during this pandemic”

“Made me laugh out loud on several occasions and I greatly enjoyed regaling anyone in my vicinity about an amusing anecdote from whatever ‘take’ I was currently reading”

“Made me laugh out loud on several occasions and I greatly enjoyed regaling anyone in my vicinity about an amusing anecdote from whatever ‘take’ I was currently reading”

“…designed to be read here and there when you get 5 spare minutes but I couldn’t put it down and finished it within a couple hours. Highly recommended for its relatable and hilarious life stories and scenarios.”

“…designed to be read here and there when you get 5 spare minutes but I couldn’t put it down and finished it within a couple hours. Highly recommended for its relatable and hilarious life stories and scenarios.”

“Will make you laugh and will make you think… I read it in one go; Could not put down the book once I started reading it and I enjoyed every second of it.”

“Will make you laugh and will make you think… I read it in one go; Could not put down the book once I started reading it and I enjoyed every second of it.”

“Having uplifting and humorous takes on everyday life, to make you chuckle and laugh, and take you elsewhere is just my cup of tea.”

“Having uplifting and humorous takes on everyday life, to make you chuckle and laugh, and take you elsewhere is just my cup of tea.”

“Dominic’s writing is relatable in the best and most comforting way. This book makes you feel like you’re sitting with a friend, listening to their hilarious anecdotes, personal experiences and “takes on life”.”

“Dominic’s writing is relatable in the best and most comforting way. This book makes you feel like you’re sitting with a friend, listening to their hilarious anecdotes, personal experiences and “takes on life”.”

“31 short essays, ranging from funny to thought provoking to heart-warming, and everything in between.”

“31 short essays, ranging from funny to thought provoking to heart-warming, and everything in between.”

“I have just finished this book and wanted to say how much I enjoyed reading it, especially as it was a Christmas present, and as we all know…. anything that is free is always better! My only disappointment is that Volume 2 has been lost and is not forthcoming….have you tried looking for it down the sofa crack?? Anyway, this is a great book. Very entertaining and easy to read, on or off the toilet!.”

– Alistair Newsom

“I have just finished this book and wanted to say how much I enjoyed reading it, especially as it was a Christmas present, and as we all know…. anything that is free is always better! My only disappointment is that Volume 2 has been lost and is not forthcoming….have you tried looking for it down the sofa crack?? Anyway, this is a great book. Very entertaining and easy to read, on or off the toilet!.”

– Alistair Newsom


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