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About meMy working career spans the Royal Navy, a spell as a dairyman in the Highlands of Scotland, many years in military survey in the British Army, and a fourth career in Information Technology. I have recently become a budding author. See more...
Monthly Archives: February 2015
“Insufficient facts always invite danger.” When we don’t know the answer, we make it up. If a friend doesn’t call you back right away, if someone gives you an unexpected sideways glance… your mind immediately spins a series of stories … Continue reading
Perfectly Flawed: Living with Genetic Illness by Molvia Maddox My rating: 4 of 5 stars Inspirational! This is the astonishing personal account of the courage, determination and perseverance of the author as she battles her way through a life that … Continue reading
Are you interested in the culture and people of southern Africa? Now is your big chance to find out more by participating in our Southern African Empowerment and Cultural Workshop on 14th March at St Thomas Hall in Grays, Essex … Continue reading
Great debut novel This is an enchanting 4 and 1/2 star story of a young girl’s struggle to overcome some fearsome obstacles in order to gain an education. The story is set in Botswana and the African sun shines out … Continue reading
I tried to reblog this in the usual way, but I couldn’t, so here’s the link. This is well worth reading. I am sure that there are many of you who have either been affected in this way, or who … Continue reading
Moloka’i by Alan Brennert My rating: 5 of 5 stars All because of fear Unfounded fear, unbounded love, exile, cruelty, death, suffering, prejudice and, most of all, sacrifice. It is all there, in this beautiful story. There is already enough … Continue reading
Where and when will we go on Lance’s FOURTH Coach Tour? VOTE NOW!
It’s shocking when one has to review one’s New Year’s Resolutions only seven weeks into the fresh year. But I am revising mine for a very positive reason. I set my sights too low! I aimed to have one hundred people … Continue reading
Following the great success of my first three coach tours, especially the last one when we met Aristotle and Alexander the Great, I am already looking at destinations for Coach Tour #4. You, the passengers, can choose! I have set … Continue reading