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Trinidadian Dog Days By John Brookland
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Two twenty-one year old Englishmen are sent to Trinidad in 1972 by a strange religious sect to help the street dogs Port-of-Spain and become involved in an escapade so bizarre you couldn't make it... More > up. They arrive in a country divided by political and economic troubles, at the end of a State of Emergency, with guns and drugs in their luggage and no visas or work permits. Put up in a house of 'ill-repute' and feted by the Mayor, who embroils them in his re-election, they soon become headline news and eventually upset the Government. Meanwhile, unable to start the job they had been sent to do, they spend several adventurous months exploring the magnificent jungle and deserted beaches, experiencing wildlife encounters and near tragic situations in the process. This is a travelogue with a difference and completely true.< Less
When Cats Got Stuck Up Trees & Pigeons Fell Down Chimneys. By John Brookland
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1972 Late Night London: A cat is stuck in a drainpipe in Soho, a dog is impaled on railings in St. James's Park, a pigeon is causing mayhem in a Leicester Square restaurant - who are you going to... More > call? Well back then, all Londoners called upon the services of the true fourth emergency service at the time: the RSPCA Night Emergency Service. This small specialist unit, originally based in Piccadilly, was set up to come to the aid of animals in distress throughout Greater London. Accompany the author as he speeds across London, attending exciting, bizarre and sometimes tragic incidents and meet the quirky and helpful characters who gave him a hand. Experience the rescues and be amazed at the fortitude of the animals. Pay a nostalgic visit to 1970's London and the places which are now long gone or changed beyond recognition. This book will enthral you, amaze and make you laugh and give you an idea of what it is like to work at the sharp end of animal welfare.< Less
When Cats Got Stuck Up Trees & Pigeons Fell Down Chimneys. By John Brookland
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1972: LATE EVENING, LONDON, ENGLAND. A cat is stuck in a drainpipe in Soho; a dog is impaled on railings in St. James Park; a cat is in danger of falling from one of the highest trees in London: WHO... More > ARE YOU GOING TO CALL? Well, back then all Londoners called upon the expertise of the true fourth emergency service at the time: the R.S.P.C.A London Night Emergency Service. This small specialist unit was based in Piccadilly and for nearly 50 years came to the aid of animals in distress throughout Greater London. Accompany the author as he rushes across London attending exciting, bizarre and sometimes tragic incidents and meet the quirky and helpful characters who lend him a hand. Experience the rescues first hand and be humbled by the stoicism of the trapped and injured animals. This book will enthrall you; make you laugh; amaze and inform you and give you an idea of what it is like working at the sharp end of animal rescue. A MUST READ FOR ANIMAL LOVERS OF ALL AGES!< Less
A Brooklands Ghost By James McCarraher
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Brooklands racing circuit in Surrey,England was the first ever purpose built race track in the world. Between 1907 and 1939, racing fans marvelled at the thrills and spills of the racing legends of... More > the era. But racing in those days came at a cost and the loss of life was high. Consequently, Brooklands has more than its fair share of ghosts that are reported to haunt the circuit. In this pocket book, the author tells the story of a personal ghost sighting within the circuit and through the history books explores who it may have been. James McCarraher is also the author of the paranormal best seller, 'An Office Haunting', now available through Sarum Publishing.< Less
A Brooklands Ghost By James McCarraher
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Brooklands racing circuit in Surrey,England was the first ever purpose built race track in the world. Between 1907 and 1939, racing fans marvelled at the thrills and spills of the racing legends of... More > the era. But racing in those days came at a cost and the loss of life was high. Consequently, Brooklands has more than its fair share of ghosts that are reported to haunt the circuit. In this pocket book, the author tells the story of a personal ghost sighting within the circuit and through the history books explores who it may have been. James McCarraher is also the author of the paranormal best seller, 'An Office Haunting', now available through Sarum Publishing.< Less
Azure, Brooklands, Seraph and Arnage By Richard Vaughan
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Azure, Brooklands, Seraph and Arnage is the only book exclusively dedicated to the last Crewe-built motorcars that were based on a platform developed before Bentley was sold to Volkswagen. From... More > design and styling of the Silver Seraph to the Arnage Final Series of 2009 plus the Brooklands, Azure, and Azure T, this book covers every model and goes into detail about every imaginable option, with 365 color pictures on 198 pages. Special attention is given to rarely seen features, unusual options, and the long wheelbase variants, including the Rolls-Royce Park Ward, Arnage RL, Arnage 728, Arnage Limousine by Mulliner, Arnage High Roof, and the Bentley State Limousine. In addition, there is a useful checklist of things to look at when evaluating one for purchase.< Less
Azure, Brooklands, Seraph and Arnage By Richard Vaughan
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Azure, Brooklands, Seraph and Arnage is the only book exclusively dedicated to the last Crewe-built motorcars that were based on a platform developed before Bentley was sold to Volkswagen. From... More > design and styling of the Silver Seraph to the Arnage Final Series of 2009 plus the Brooklands, Azure, and Azure T, this book covers every model and goes into detail about every imaginable option, with 365 color pictures on 198 pages. Special attention is given to rarely seen features, unusual options, and the long wheelbase variants, including the Rolls-Royce Park Ward, Arnage RL, Arnage 728, Arnage Limousine by Mulliner, Arnage High Roof, and the Bentley State Limousine. In addition, there is a useful checklist of things to look at when evaluating one for purchase.< Less
Pembleton Brooklands 'My Kinda Car' By Martin Cartwright
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This is the story of how we built a car. The Pembleton Brooklands. Deb and I were probably the first 'rookies' with zero automotive knowledge ever to build a Pembleton and this book is designed to... More > help and inspire others to do the same. And what will you discover? The Pembleton Brooklands is a celebration of the individual and individuality. In a world where all cars look the same and where we are encouraged to abrogate our responsibility for self-preservation, there is nothing so liberating and empowering as packing your own parachute and jumping into the unknown, and anyone can do it. Your life will never be the same again. For those of you whose journey is at the very beginning this book may help get you started. For those who have helped us along the way........ Thank you. And for all those who smile, wave and share our dream...........Welcome!< Less
Pembleton Brooklands 'My Kinda Car' By Martin Cartwright
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In 2014 Martin and Deb Cartwright decided to build a car. Not just any old car. It had to be a vintage style sports car and it had to be theirs. Styled, built and then driven by them. It was to be... More > a joint enterprise. Their shared ignorance of automotive engineering was matched only by their determination to learn and to realise their dream. The starting point was the 'Pembleton Brooklands'. Not a pre-built 'kit' for home assembly, but a self-build package developed by engineer Phil Gregory for amateurs, to enable anyone to build a car, constrained only by the limits of their imaginations. As an encouragement to others and a thank you to the numerous amateur and professional specialists who enthusiastically helped them along their way, this book charts their progress with candour and humour. If you have had ever had a dream of building a car, now is the time to 'pack your parachute and jump!'< Less
The Calm... Before the Storm By Nadeem Qureshi
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The first in a series of photobooks designed to give a flavour of motorsport’s secret life. Each book documents part of the racing story, using photographs taken from different racing locations... More > and vehicles from a variety of eras. ‘The calm before the storm’ is about to be broken. Tension rising, engine oil warming. The monsters clear their throats and the smell of acrid fuel fills the air. A new, purposeful urgency spreads through the paddock. Mechanics carrying out last second checks. Drivers settling, planning imagining. Soon they will be called... Soon they will need to be ‘Ready to Race...’< Less

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