This is a true story of a farmer’s son born a year after the end of the Great War – described as ‘the war to end all wars’. A ninety year journey, that in the spring of 1946... More > took only forty seven seconds to change course; not only of his own life but also that of his brothers.
Luther Jackson lives with his wife in the Isle of Axholme in rural Lincolnshire. His love of the countryside, country life and farming, never really left him as both his daughters farm with their own families.
From a young boy plagued with health problems for several years, he successfully fulfilled his ambition to change direction and from a life on the land, never travelling far from home or work, he found his new and exciting path took him on long necessary journeys, even to Europe. To the present day his interest remains as passionate as ever as he watches the development of this successful business which his nephew, son and grandson have built on his initial vision, continue to grow further.< Less
Frank Binder’s book Journey in England was first published, to critical acclaim, in 1932. His writing was also lauded in Eric Partridge’s Usage and Abusage. The book describes in... More > gloriously extravagant style, a tour of parts of England by train and on foot, starting with his journey from Bonn across north Germany to Harwich. He went on by train to see the great churches and other historic buildings at Ely, Peterborough, Lincoln, Liverpool, Chester, Stratford-on-Avon, Leamington and Warwick, then on foot through Kenilworth, Oxford and Thames towns and villages such as Reading, Maidenhead, Bray, Stoke Poges, Windsor and Runnymede, before hitching a lift into London.
But now, at last, the genius of this remarkable man is belatedly being acknowledged and his well deserved place in the Pantheon of the great prose writers of English literature will be assured.< Less
Dexter dog and Dood the little human wanted to be super heroes more than anything else in the whole world (DON’T ALL BOYS?? Problematically, Dood was small and scared and Dex was brave and... More > accident-prone.... but that wasn’t going to stop them!! No way! To block the path in their quest and to rid planet Earth of man-kind was a pesky creature named Kasper K. Itty. A nasty round fur ball of a cat, who by pure chance came across a jigsaw puzzle piece that behaved like no other... it held mysteries beyond your wildest dreams. Dexter somehow stumbles upon some magical powers and the adventures (disasters) begin!
This book is guaranteed to make you laugh, squeal and fall
off your chair as you chuckle!
Hold onto your hats (and fizzy pop) off we go!!!!< Less