During the 1950s Britain’s merchant fleet was at the peak of a long mercantile history. The Red Ensign was flown with pride from the stern of mighty ocean liners and cargo vessels trading on a worldwide scale. This is the story of a steward aboard and ashore in far flung corners of the empire. His adventures are taken from real life incidents.
Lydia Jones has spent the last four years of her life under constant scrutiny. She has grown weary of her ever present mask and secretly wishes to be herself again.
Simon Partridge comes into her life one rainy evening when her father hosts a dinner party. Simon begins to show Lydia the freedom she once had and the love she deserves.
This is the story of what happened to me after leaving the RAF. I took up my old position in the jig & tool drawing office and tried to settle down ‘earning a crust’ but soon became bored and sought a change to the up & coming world of computer programming. This book tries to show the lighter side of work and I hope that you will be entertained it
Here are twenty eight short, quirky tales: mystery, murder and ghostly stories, for anyone from eight to eighty. Often they will have a twist in the tale and some may even raise a smile or two. The subject matter is wide and varied and the stories are designed as light reading during a journey: by coach, boat, plane or train.
A humorous account of a construction engineer living and working in SE Asia. The mishaps, pranks, highs and lows of steel tower erecting, from the remotest parts of Cambodia, to the more lively cities of Thailand. He finds himself face to face with a variety of wildlife on the towers, oddball characters and girlfriends, foreign infections and more.
The minor prophets are often neglected and rarely preached on. Perhaps we are frightened of prophetic texts or find them inaccessible, or perhaps we just can’t see what relevance the 2000-year-old rantings of a bunch of dead men have in the 21st Century world. Journey through this book and see a present-day application; relevant for your life today.
Chasin’ That Carrot, is about a couple who move to London from Glasgow after the Second World War.
The hardships and humour of ordinary folk living in Glasgow during this era come into their own in this book.
A dirty bomb explodes amidst an anti-war protest in North London. Tara Drake is a highly trained MI5 agent, called in to assist the investigation with the help of DI Dave Perry.
Tragic events unfold and Perry is forced into a confrontation against a formidable foe. His fight for survival is played out to its shattering climax.
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.