Ben Hardy

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Writer and Social Media Manager. Books. Bikes. Bands. Simpsons and South Park obsessive.

Wise(ish) Words for the modern world

Working on our books generally teaches us things that are more charmingly curious than massively helpful – from little-known creatures, to marathons that don’t require jogging, via taking inspiration from ants. But let’s face it, life in 2018 can be a pretty bewildering experience. So if you can pick up…

Books nobody can read

At The Book of Everyone we’re big fans of… well, books! We believe everyone deserves a personalised book with their name on it, and we’re on a mission to make it happen. When we aren’t busy making our books as good as they can possibly be, we’re reading books and…

A new creature for every year

When you’re part of a team that loves nothing more than throwing itself headfirst into celebrating the charming and the curious, you find yourself learning all sorts of weird and wonderful things. One thing I really love learning from our books is the number of weird and wonderful animals that…

What to expect from my life expectancy

What would you like to know about the future? The lottery numbers, how your favourite TV show ends, if we’ll ever meet aliens? Personally, I’m much more curious about little green men than lottery balls. But that’s just me. What about knowing how much longer you can expect to live…

Getting personal with innovative tech

As someone working in a digital startup I probably shouldn’t admit this, but I don’t fully understand our tech.  But maybe I don’t need to. Perhaps the measure of smart technology is that it does spectacularly clever things without mere mortals like me even noticing. As far as I’m concerned,…

Dads are just kids who can drive

In all sorts of ways, dads are just kids with driving licenses and facial hair. It doesn’t matter that they might spend 40 hours each week in a boring office or that they play the voice of reason in sibling arguments. Their inner child is never far from the surface.…

Let’s talk about May birthdays

After April’s traditional showers turned into snow storms and a heatwave in the UK you can sigh with relief now that May’s arrived. Whether that means the weather will calm down is anyone’s guess but at least officially speaking spring is well and truly under way. If you were born…

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