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To The Brink – Jason Lewis

The_Expedition_-_To_The_Brink_-_Jason_LewisWe re-join The Expedition for its third and final instalment with Jason, now seasoned explorer, and April, American schoolteacher at sea for the first time, battling to keep their tiny pedal-powered boat Moksha from being dashed against Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.

Crossing the infamous Coral Sea they’ve endured towering […]

The Seed Buried Deep – Jason Lewis

The_Expedition_-_Seed_Buried_Deep_-_Jason_LewisWhen adventurer Jason Lewis regained consciousness beside a busy Colorado highway, lower limbs shattered by a hit and run driver, he knew he was lucky to be alive. But would he ever walk again, let alone finish crossing North America by inline skates?

So begins […]

Dark Waters – Jason Lewis

The_Expedition_-_Dark_Waters_-_Jason_LewisHe survived a terrifying crocodile attack off Australia’s Queensland coast, blood poisoning in the middle of the Pacific, malaria in Indonesia and China, and acute mountain sickness in the Himalayas. He was hit by a car and left for dead with two broken legs […]

The Gospel of the King of the Jews, Ralph Thorpe

Gospel_of_the_King_of_the_JewsThe Gospel of the King of the Jews brings to life the characters and their background in a modern version of ‘the greatest story ever told’. It depicts Judas as a simple shepherd, who is tricked by the High Priests […]

Clark, John (f 43-46)

Clark, John C Travers

John Clark wrote his own ‘life’ to make the task of the eulogist at his funeral easier!  He was the best friend of Bunny Teale my elder brother, next door neighbours in Kent, all together at prep school and later in Abbeylands.

After sustaining a badly broken leg in rugby practice, however, […]

Where the Wild Things Were: Travels of a Conservationist – Stanley Johnson

Where_the_Wild_Things_WereIn this volume of collected travel and environmental journalism, Stanley travels from Exmoor to Ecuador, India to Istanbul, and across many other routes. He is charged at by mountain gorillas, encounters pandas, tigers, blue-footed boobies and the elusive blue whale. Dauntless, he climbs […]

Brown, Peter (b 48-53)

An extract from his memorial notice

There was no finer person on this earth than Peter Rainsford Brown, who passed away suddenly on May 7, 2012, at 76. We will never forget the man he was. He was a man who woke up to each day renewed, excited and delighted to be alive. Living life […]

Laboratory Design Guide – Brian Griffin (a 44-47)

The_Laboratory_Design_Guide_-_Brian_GriffinLaboratory Design Guide 3rd edition is a complete guide to the complex process of laboratory design and construction. With practical advice and detailed
examples, it is an indispensable reference for anyone involved in building or renovating laboratories.

In this working manual Brian Griffin explains how to […]

Howard Spurr – A Life Filled with Music – Jane Spurr

Howard_SpurrHoward Spurr (h, 53-57)

A moving biography by the widow of Howard Spurr.

All proceeds will go to the Hospice in the Weald.

ISBN 978-0-9561768-7-5  £10.00

Woods, Robert Ian (b 51-55)

Ian Woods grew up in Essex where his father was Secretary to the family firm, Woods of Colchester, before taking holy orders and, whilst the family moved around England at the behest of the Church, they retained the home they had built before the war in Dedham village.  Ian came to Sherborne in the Lent […]