As Bubbles in the Mountain Stream is an extended essay on ecology, humanity and politics – on nature, and on what humans are doing to it (and to themselves); and ultimately what the chances are of either, or both, of them surviving. As Bubbles Dancing in a Mountain Stream is a really remarkable work. It's challenging, imaginatively and brilliantly written; argued with passionate conviction, but also a self-deprecating humour; altogether an extraordinary read!
Ashamed or Embarrassed Is Not An Excuse is a moving account of the author's experience of growing up with learning difficulties. He shares painful reminiscences from his school days and demonstrates how his disabilities led to a downward spiral, both in his education and his state of mind. Although this is a subjective account of the author's own experiences, most of the issues are relevant today and many children and adults across the world will identify with Michael's experiences.
Who is Sam Mitchell? An MI6 asset, thief, murderer, rapist or an innocent young mathematics graduate walking the silk roads of Asia? How can we know? He’s told nothing but lies from the minute he set foot in Atyrau.
In a journey across Kazakhstan, he becomes embroiled in a money-laundering scheme operated by the Russian Mafia. Implicated, he decides to run for home. Where would you go? Your embassy?
ASTRAL PROJECTIONS is an account of the author's many experiences of astral projection or out-of-body phenomena over a forty year period. The author describes himself as being naturally susceptible to paranormal experiences, his mother having had the abilities of a medium. He grew up in a psychically knowledgeable environment but also possessed a strong scientific and philosophical inclination which was fired off by a teacher discussing the alleged differences between the mind and body as in Cartesian dualism.
1972: Idi Amin's regime has been in power in Uganda for just one year, but is already beginning the insane and self-destructive programme that would eventually bring the country to its knees. It began with propaganda, continued with the expulsion of Asians, and eventually the British were in the crosshairs. When, ultimately, Amin's policies were expanded to include all foreigners, the atmosphere became distinctly sinister. Amidst political tensions and caught between their own wellbeing and loyalty to friends, Monica and her family must find the delicate balance required to live safely.
The author takes the reader on an amazing journey of inner transformation as experienced by hundreds and hundreds of clients who have crossed her path over the past 10 years. It has not been an easy journey for some, since human beings have never reached this stage of human development before.
Widower Jim lives in Penge and is content with his daily routine. His sister Sharon, however, is determined to sort out his love life by sending him on frequent, and mostly calamitous, blind dates much to the amusement of the regulars at the local pub. When Jim meets Tilly on one of these blind dates things look up and he finds a whole new bunch of friends at the local swimming pool. But trouble brews when a competitive synchronised swimming group is given carte blanche to use the pool, ousting Jim and his new friends.
Because the Sun Still Does Cast Shadows spans sixty years and four continents, and has a colourful cast of characters that hail from all walks of life; all are entangled in a tale of love and loss that is elegantly portrayed in Haselhurst's rich, expressive prose. The story follows the life of Sophie Gilmore, the 'girl from the Klein Karoo', who is born on a farm in South Africa.
Bedside Medicine is an indispensable handbook for medical students and doctors, inculcating the most fundamental and essential core of the medical profession, which is the diagnosis of illness and disease through the examination of patients. The book comprises a set of pointers, guidelines, information and advice on examination and diagnosis.
Before Spin is the eye-opening autobiography by Keith McDowall. It reveals an exciting wartime childhood, how the author became a local reporter chasing the news in South London to eventually working in Fleet Street where he covered industry, trade unions and Cabinet level politics. At the height of his career in the Government Information Service, Keith was a close adviser to both Labour and Conservative Cabinet Ministers throughout the 1970s and 80s.