An enlightening book tracing the author’s career in the Humber fishing fleet between the wars and the profound changes in the fishing industry. Ernest worked from Kingston upon Hull in several vessels like the Thomas Hardy and the Cape Barfleur. Enduring the hardships of year-round deep sea fishing in the North Sea and off Iceland and Greenland.
There are various poems and themes in this collection. ‘Trophy Girl’ explores the superficiality of fashion. On the other hand ‘Reply from an Agony Aunt’ is a cry for help from a young woman with low self-esteem. It is back to childhood days in ‘Pinkeens’ and a beautiful description of the garden in ‘A Summer’s Day’ and so much more…
The true life story of the author’s two dachshunds and their travels in Africa and Europe. A light hearted book that any dog lover will emphasise with and a must for anyone who has ever owned a dachshund.
This collection gathers together a selection of political poems concerning my deep antipathy to war. The criticism that I am too hard on Bush and Blair as opposed to the likes of Hitler or Saddam is because the two Bs proclaim to be motivated by their Christian faith but in practice put their faith in arms, despite Christ’s rejection of violence.
After over sixty payday loans in eighteen months Steve Perry was at the very brink of self destruction. This is the story of Steve's battle against the payday loan industry. Learn how a catastrophic spiral of payday loan debt was conceived, endured and ultimately defeated. A sad and triumphant story of irresponsible lending and borrowing.
This is the true story of a nine year old boy who at the height of the Birmingham blitz in 1941 is evacuated to a remote hamlet in south Stafforshire were he finds himself living with domestic and sanitary arrangements that had remained unaltered for over a thousand years. These experiences try a ‘tough little Brummie’ almost to the limit of his endurance.