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.
Neal James takes his sequel to ‘A Ticket to Tewkesbury’ into a frighteningly possible future. ‘Day of the Phoenix’ portrays a fictional Britain where the use of the ballot box is manipulated to further the aims of a radical political society, and where the lessons of history are all too easily forgotten.
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”.
Peter Milton had always promised himself he would never again live in poverty, as he had done as a child. That promise became an obsession, so great, it took over his life.
Death by aloe-seed is a light-hearted detective novel, set in an eighteenth-century Yorkshire village and featuring the hapless vicar saddled with a mind-boggling murder inquiry dumped on him by the less than capable officers of the law.
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.
A boy is born into a 17th century town beset by war, his struggle to look after his family becomes inevitably perilous. The relative peace that followed offered little stability for those who would endeavour to better their life. But in these times, ambition embroiled the best of intentions into the scheming of others. His battle is our history.
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.