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  • SilverWood Books - A Good Samaritan
    a mother and her young son who must have been about six At one point early on in the service this lad pointed to me and in a loud voice said Mamma is that Jesus Possibly it was because of my beard His mother whispered No dear to which the boy replied Let s go home then They stayed for the rest of the service but were never seen again by me that is Born in 1919 Cyril Handel Grant grew up in a close loving family in Sparkbrook Birmingham But when a tragedy occurred at the age of eight Cyril s life changed dramatically and he found comfort and hope in religion As a young Free Church minister Cyril travelled to the United States shortly after the Second World War and witnessed the birth of a nation as leader of the free world On returning to England with an American wife Cyril and a fellow minister spent ten years in the industrial North attempting to build up a chapel and its neglected congregation After a world tour he returned to Bristol where he had spent his teenage years and set up the first branch of the Samaritans in the city Cyril s story covering a remarkable ten decades is a triumph of hope and inspiration His evident good humour and deep commitment to helping humanity shines through and today in his mid 90s Cyril continues to exude positivity and warmth This is the story of a remarkable yet modest man Press Coverage Read about Cyril in The Bristol Post and the Western Daily Press Born in 1919 Cyril Handel Grant grew up in a close loving family in Sparkbrook Birmingham But when a tragedy occurred at the age of eight Cyril s life changed dramatically and he found comfort

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  • SilverWood Books - Shiner & Co
    wife Marion and their seven children and their eventual emigration to Australia Find out more here Mark Custance is Leslie Shiner s grandson This is his first book however he is well versed in historical research having written a History Honours thesis on the Nazi occupation of Poland and other papers on modern European history In researching the book he had access to many of his grandfather s military and business records conducted taped interviews with Leslie and Marion s children and drew on newspaper articles and Leslie s photo album spanning the time from World War I to the sale of Shiner Ltd in 1936 In June 2013 the author visited sites on the Western Front where Leslie was fighting such as the Leipzig Salient and Messines He also visited places of interest from his grandfather s life in England This included meeting with the current owner of Shiner Ltd in Bristol and surviving relatives to gain a better insight into Leslie s life Alongside Mark s interest in his grandfather s life for the last ten years he has successfully operated a training and recruitment company in Australia In the future Mark intends to undertake further research into his grandfather s service with the highly controversial Auxiliaries in Ireland as there are still a number of unanswered questions as to his time there Against the giant landscapes of two world wars and the Black and Tan war and turmoil of Ireland the saga of the mixed relationship of two brothers unfolds with insight passion and power It s an involving and entertaining journey and easy to read Mark Custance s extensive research of his family s history produces a narrative of honesty warmth and humour with powerful descriptions of brutal conflicts of two very patriotic but diverse brothers

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  • SilverWood Books - Royal London: The First 150 Years
    in London tradition has it in a coffee shop in City Road Joseph Degge born in Staffordshire the son of a farm labourer was 24 and had worked in Liverpool in the pub trade and as a clerk Henry Ridge a Londoner was two years younger and a carpenter His father was a cheesemonger Both men were married Degge had a young daughter and they were now working for an organisation founded a decade earlier that provided insurance against funeral expenses By the end of the meeting Degge and Ridge had decided to set up a business in competition with their employer to be called the Royal London Life Insurance and Benefit Society Murray Ross was legal director and company secretary of Royal London until his retirement in 2007 He qualified as a solicitor in 1971 and before joining Royal London in 1994 had worked for a US multinational and an asset management and banking group and been a partner of a London law firm He wrote the early editions of what has become a standard work on the leasing of commercial property He now lives in Edinburgh and enjoys the city s festivals watching sport and time spent with his granddaughters On his retirement from Royal London in 2007 Murray Ross was asked to write a history of the last 50 years of the company to be ready for the 150th anniversary in 2011 What began as an interesting little project soon escalated into a way of life when it was decided that there was no satisfactory way of dealing with the first 100 years and his brief was expanded back to 1861 Murray Ross has skilfully marshalled the wealth of material available to him and eloquently traced the history of Royal London from its quiet beginnings to its

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  • SilverWood Books - Raw Emotion
    The Book The Author A collection of seventeen pieces of thoughts in rhyme Poignant inspirational thought provoking from the heart Written by one woman A journey through depression breast cancer lupus and life Truly moving Raw Emotion has been produced in support of Lupus UK and Breakthrough Breast Cancer An annual donation from the royalties will be made to the charities during their awareness month in October You can see inside this book and read sample pages using BookBuzzr courtesy of fReado com Jane Gill Wilson grew up in Worsley Manchester in the 1960s Born with the rare genetic syndrome Goldenhar she spent much of her childhood in hospital having corrective surgery In 1980 she left home to pursue her dream of becoming a nurse and qualified as an SRN in 1983 Sadly her adult life became blighted by illness in 1996 after almost two decades of ill health she was diagnosed with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Shortly afterwards it was discovered she had Breast Cancer In 1997 she underwent her first mastectomy beginning a journey which tested her faith endurance and saw her undergoing more than twelve operations in ten years In 1998 she was voted Accrington Observer Woman Of

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  • SilverWood Books - Axiales
    collection of verse in French and English Dites entendez vous le monde murmurer là juste là au coeur de votre souffle Dites l entendez vous Tell me do you hear the world whispering there right there at the heart of your breathing Tell me do you hear it Two themes have always attracted Anne Lise Brugger Grataloup childhood with its eternal capacity for wonderment and the vast mystery of the universe These two themes explain her varied career Doctor of Literature philosophy Bachelor of Educational Science Diploma in Theology University of Geneva and Master Specialist in Clinical Sophrology After 14 years of teaching she opened in Geneva in 1982 passe murailles école de l Imaginaire having caught in a manner increasingly clear and demanding the call which Rilke Ramuz and Bachelard had heard and which they transmitted to her Learn to think and to speak also in images Gabriel Widmer This apprenticeship kept in store the eventual surprise of an upwelling of astonishing images leading to the essay entitled Au commencement était l image published in 1992 by Labor et Fides As for the works in this collection they attempt by words on the fringe of rational speech to allow

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  • SilverWood Books - Leaving on a Jet Plane
    their waist and they looked a pretty fearsome bunch We followed the same dusty road out towards the airport and past it into desert scrub land A few half completed buildings were dotted along the unpaved road and when we reached the factory compound it was the only completed building around On the approach it looked like one of those French Foreign Legion forts and I couldn t see the factory at all as it was surrounded by massive walls There were two huge metal gates which swung open as we arrived and I was more than a little alarmed to see guards carrying automatic weapons The Middle East is rarely out of the news usually for all the wrong reasons The peoples that form this region are as diverse as those that form Europe yet they all get lumped together as fractious unruly and ungovernable ruled over by absolute monarchs and power hungry dictators Look beneath the surface and you will find people who just want to make a good life for their families and raise the standards of their country It was author John Freeman s privilege to work with people of the Middle East for over 20 years from Turkey to Iraq in the north to Oman and Yemen in the south with all the countries in between He made many friends among the companies his firm supplied and was able to visit Iran Afghanistan Pakistan India Sri Lanka China and many other places John Freeman s story tells of the people he met and the strange comic and bizarre incidents that happened on his travels This book is also available for a wide range of e readers including Kindle iPad Nook and Kobo John Freeman joined the then well known Bristol printing and packaging company E

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  • SilverWood Books - Mr Wonderful Seeks Immortality
    too much for me especially when a wretched pollster came knocking on my door and I was challenged about the latest disaster scenario global warming I took myself off to meditation at a Buddhist retreat Basically I am an optimist because I have an unswerving belief that the human race and the animal kingdom will adapt itself to whatever disaster comes along We survived the Ice Age challenge from the Neanderthals and recently in this country we have survived New Labour We will surely overcome the problems caused by climate change probably by adaptation It all began in Cambridge W e were gathered there for the Alumni W eekend when a thousand elderly graduates return to hear lectures from the great minds of the 21st century This sets Nott pondering his own mortality the environment but more importantly climate change Will the gloom mongers be proved right This is serious stuff but quickly spirals into fantasy A mixture of fact fantasy imagination and truth Sir John s writing is extremely funny one premised on a serious subject but written with an ironic irreverent twist John Nott is best remembered as Mrs Thatcher s Defence Secretary during the Falklands War and

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  • SilverWood Books - The Second Child
    it on the table The Corporal frisked Hurtree s wiry body The box under his arm was next The guard logged the contents into the journal Photographs beside Hurtree s name and rank World War II has been over for more than a year In Nuremberg the day before he is to be executed a Nazi war criminal calls U S Army Lt John Hurtree to his prison cell and tries to negotiate with information about the identity of a child in a photograph Hurtree refuses the bargain but the question of the child plagues his life even after retirement Stockholm Sweden 1996 A police investigation into the mysterious death of a doctor and his nurse brings Hurtree to Sweden Police Commissioner Sara Markham and Hurtree work together to solve the puzzle of the murders At the same time they uncover the astonishing secret identity of an elderly woman living in southern Stockholm and race to save her life Jon Stenhugg is the pen name of a Swedish author born in California U S A and who graduated from Stockholm University Sweden with a degree in Education Psychology and Statistics He taught Education and Psychology to teacher trainees at Stockholm School of Education for thirteen years with time out for a few years of administrative service at the Swedish National Board of Education and the University of Falun After that he worked for a number of years in the private sector as a sole proprietor of a firm in the computer industry He began to write this novel in 2005 while living and working in Ireland The characters were well developed and believable The prose was excellent The settings good The tension was well paced and a couple of times had me flipping the page quicker to find out what

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