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  • Books - Literature North West
    for children and grandparents and I suppose all those in between Charlie the Mouse is generally completely puzzled And Barney the Dog please spell dog backwards is rather intelligent Warning Only to be read by the young in heart Price 4 95 Details ISBN 9781906205683 Publisher Countyvise Genre Fiction Other Titles by Bob Evans The Way to Liverpool The Mersey Mission to Seafarers 1856 2006 The Indefatigable A Dog Collar

    Original URL path: http://www.literaturenorthwest.co.uk/book/302 (2016-02-15)
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  • Bob Evans - Literature North West
    Seafarers 1856 2006 Since the early days of Liverpool the world has come to the Mersey Without these seafarers the truth is that the world would die We depend upon them This book is about caring laughter and tears and the sheer hard graft of looking out for seafarers for one hundred and fifty years It is really the story of Merseyside and the care for the seafarer is needed today as much as ever The Port is vibrant and carries more trade today than ever in its past history We forget that 95 of this nation s trade is carried by sea That is why the Mersey Mission to Seafarers is still needed today Price 10 00 Details ISBN 9781901231793 Publisher Countyvise Genre Non Fiction Setting Merseyside The Indefatigable The Founding Fathers of INDEFATIGABLE asked the question What is to be done about the many orphans whose only crime was that they were sons of seamen So in 1864 the Inde was set up for the training of orphans and boys in poor circumstances That was a typical Liverpool response the Inde Way get stuck in and get it done With much change from ship to shore the School continued until 1995 with its self appointed task of turning boys into men This is a fantastic story Bob Evans has added yet another piece into the prouond maritime history of Liverpool Price 12 00 Details ISBN 1901231534 Publisher Countyvise Genre Non Fiction Setting Merseyside Extent 237pp A Dog Collar in the Docks This book is more than a autobiography It is an encounter with almost thirty years of Ships and Seafarers in Liverpool at a time when this great Port was adapting itself to the changes and challenges of the tail end of the Twentieth Century The people are real the pain and the laughter compelling the story is a good read Bob Evans is part of that story His ministry in the Mersey Mission to Seamen and the Royal Naval Reserve placed him uniquely into every facet of waterfront life His dog collar seems to open every door and he too is surprised at what happens next Price 7 00 Details ISBN 0907768768 Publisher Countyvise Genre Non Fiction Setting Merseyside Extent 219pp HMS Eaglet The Story of the Royal Naval Reserves on Merseyside The Centenary of the Royal Naval Reserves in 2004 is the perfect excuse for a jolly the saga of HMS Eaglet This book is proof that history can be informative uplifting and full of fun The only excuse for the nautical nonsense is that it actually happened We travel from sail to steam the trenches in France to Gallipoli the Battle of the Atlantic to Iraq and this is the story of people who were there Bob Evans is firmly part of it all and has added yet another interlocking piece to the jigsaw of Liverpool s proud maritime history This is the story of the Royal Navy in the Northwest Price 12 00 Details

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  • Books - Literature North West
    was a motley crew of conscripts from Liverpool Lancashire and Cheshire who in July of that year were drafted into the newly raised 7th Battalion of The Loyal Regiment North Lancashire Their military odyssey began inauspiciously at a hastily established training camp in Caernarvon North Wales where they had to drill with broom handles because there were no rifles and march in their own clothes because there were no uniforms But four years later that same makeshift unit had been honed into a formidable fi ghting force the 92nd Loyals Light Anti Aircraft Regiment Royal Artillery On D Day in June 1944 its troops landed in Normandy with the special mission of protecting Pegasus Bridge and Horsa Bridge the vitally important canal and river crossings on which the success of the whole Overlord invasion hinged It was a task they carried out with skill and courage shooting down the first of up to 70 German planes and going on to serve with distinction throughout the rest of the campaign in North West Europe In True Loyals Tom McCarthy charts the remarkable five and a half year journey of 7th Loyals 92nd LAA in which his father served Using war diaries

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  • Tom McCarthy - Literature North West
    events of that night of horror and its anguished aftermath Paperback A5 black white photos Price 6 50 Details ISBN 9781901231748 Publisher Countyvise Genre Non Fiction Setting Wirral True Loyals FROM hearth and home they were called to the colours As Britain faced the threat of Nazi invasion in the desperate summer of 1940 hundreds of thousands of men found themselves urgently being turned from civilians into soldiers Among them was a motley crew of conscripts from Liverpool Lancashire and Cheshire who in July of that year were drafted into the newly raised 7th Battalion of The Loyal Regiment North Lancashire Their military odyssey began inauspiciously at a hastily established training camp in Caernarvon North Wales where they had to drill with broom handles because there were no rifles and march in their own clothes because there were no uniforms But four years later that same makeshift unit had been honed into a formidable fi ghting force the 92nd Loyals Light Anti Aircraft Regiment Royal Artillery On D Day in June 1944 its troops landed in Normandy with the special mission of protecting Pegasus Bridge and Horsa Bridge the vitally important canal and river crossings on which the success of

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  • Books - Literature North West
    though the businesses had long gone the butchers the cake shops or the small newsagent My moving away then the occasional returns allowed me to see things differently appreciate more time and distance inextricably linked emphasising the poetry the sadness Photographers are often drawn to the texture and the visual drama of old or derelict buildings I somehow felt the need to photograph the streets of my past I also

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  • Peter Reid - Literature North West
    Many of the buildings were still standing even though the businesses had long gone the butchers the cake shops or the small newsagent My moving away then the occasional returns allowed me to see things differently appreciate more time and distance inextricably linked emphasising the poetry the sadness Photographers are often drawn to the texture and the visual drama of old or derelict buildings I somehow felt the need to

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  • Books - Literature North West
    in particular Mike s Dad often added colourful descriptions of his memories of Merseyside in the first half of the twentieth century from the vibrant bustle of the City of Liverpool to the comparatively rural scenes that still existed in some parts over the waterA Every so often the family would turn to the photographs unusually not dominated by family snaps but by this magnificent inheritance of local views They

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  • Mike Priestley - Literature North West
    post working with young people with autism Travelling around the area as a walker cyclist railway enthusiast and amateur photographer Mike developed a great affection for Merseyside and the Wirral peninsula in particular Mike s Dad often added colourful descriptions of his memories of Merseyside in the first half of the twentieth century from the vibrant bustle of the City of Liverpool to the comparatively rural scenes that still existed

    Original URL path: http://www.literaturenorthwest.co.uk/author/362 (2016-02-15)
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