From Coconuts to Condors describes an eventful journey from Rio de Janeiro to La Paz, via regions as varied as the Pantanal, the Amazon basin, the Andes and the Altiplano. On the way, they experienced robbery, a stoning and having to sleep in a blood-spattered hotel room.
This is a unique and hilarious autobiography spanning more than sixty years of an amazing life. From humble beginnings to service in the Merchant Navy and a fulfilling career in high performance sealing technology, involving travels to exotic places.
Unbelievable situations which will stretch your imagination so hold on tight and enjoy the ride.
This book has been written for those who work as well as for those of us who might play golf regularly or just now and then. Specifically, it is written for those who desperately want to make work more than useless toil - rewarded only by a pay-cheque; and for those who wish to make leadership more than simply fulfilling organizational demands with “carrots and sticks”.
First published in New York in 2009 for the Darwin bicentenary, as many Americans reject the theory of evolution, despite convincing new evidence, especially molecular evidence, since Darwin.
Compelling witness to the harmonious relations between science and religion is in the lives of scientists who are also Christians. Henry Disney is both.
The book is a personal account of my tours of Ireland. I compare the country I see to that which H.V. Morton describes in his ‘In Search of Ireland’ written eighty years ago. It is more than a travelogue, it tells of a country in desperate poverty, the fight for independence, its resurgence into prosperity and the looming fear of the new economic crisis.
This book has been written as a ‘users guide’ to the end times so that the reader can understand from the Bible the events leading up to the return of Christ in order that they may, when they ‘see all these things, recognise that He is near, right at the door’.
Over a century ago a series of mutilation murders took place in a squalid district of Victorian London. Five women fell victim. The newspapers of the day gave him a chilling nickname - Jack the Ripper. From the long list of candidates the author reveals his prime suspect for the role of the world’s most infamous serial killer.
The Kingdom of God is the most important and fundamental doctrine in the Christian faith; everything else hangs off this truth and, unless we grasp this, we will miss the whole point of our faith. The hope of the author is that the reader will get hold of this same understanding and apply its implications to their own world.
We would never allow sin to rule in our hearts if we understood the debt we owe God. We are just nailing Christ to the cross all over again. Can you say you are like Jesus when God tells you to surrender your life to Him? If your answer is 'NO' then this book will show you how you can make sure that your eternal destiny is heaven and not in hell.