An adventurous epic of a cycling marathon undertaken for the BBC Radio 5 Live programme Up All Night Beside the Mississippi River. A river with a mind of its own; an aquatic Action Man, a doer-of-deeds over which humans have no control; a flowing, enigmatic spirit that is the custodian of some amazing tales and dark secrets.
In the ‘Land of Song and Literature’ that is Wales, what could be more natural than writing music and poetry? So this book is a collection of song lyrics and limericks. It’s also a patchwork quilt of interviews, autobiography and mythology with photographs. It’s primarily a light-hearted look at the worlds of song writing and poetry.
I was diagnosed with breast cancer in March 2011. I have written my story to raise awareness and encourage every woman between the ages of 50 and 70 to go along for a mammogram. In the UK, the NHS offers this service free to women every three years.
Thanks to the advanced technology of a mammogram, my tumour was caught in the very early stages.
Me and My Shadow is based upon a dedication to achieving goals in extreme sports. The book is about endurance running events and how it all began through boxing as a young boy, brought up in a South Yorkshire steelmaking town. The book will cast a wide net, generating interest in the boxing/running, life coaching, inspiration and motivation market.
The bible is the ultimate self-help book. Mindful, Peaceful, Joyful uses mindfulness meditations and strategies to help the reader to enjoy life, rather than just muddling through surviving, by doing what we are told in Scripture: to take every thought captive 2 Corinthians 10:5 and to be transformed by the renewing of the mind Romans 12:2.
Here is the true and honest story of a man who out of the blue fell victim to oesophageal cancer in mid-life and fought back. He takes the reader from his incomprehension at the moment of diagnosis, to his bewilderment, then acceptance, the battle and finally the all-clear. He does not spare us the disappointments, pain, loneliness and much more!
The book covers the author’s two years serving as a National Serviceman in the RAF on number 256 night fighter squadron in Western Germany. It includes some of the author’s adventures with his comrades. The stories range from funny to slightly strange, and some just totally mad. The foreword is written by John Noakes a famous Blue Peter presenter who served with the author.
Find out about the intriguing, sometimes frustrating, world of games inventing from someone who has spent 55 years exploring it and has had over 50 different games marketed, selling around 3 million in more than 20 countries. There is also a glimpse into the fun and toil of co-writing 20 books. He didn't get rich – it doesn't work like that!
This is a sequel to Chris’ memoirs, packed with tales that will make you laugh and cringe. The book covers a broad spectrum of subjects, intended to stimulate your mind and focus your thoughts. You will journey through decades of social living, enjoying Chris’ experiences and opinions, comparing behavioural attitudes and values, past and present.