Author – Filmmaker – Pilot
Welcome to my Website and Blog
Here you will find fiction and non-fiction books on various subjects along with a blog exploring many fascinating stories from the sciences to the arts.
Blog – Feeding the Curious Mind
It’s obvious that aircraft need fuel or else they wouldn’t be able to fly. But when an airline captain is calculating how much fuel will be required for a flight, he or she will never say, “Just fill it up.” Why? Surely the sensible thing is to take as much fuel as necessary? Well, no.Continue reading “Why Pilots never say “Fill Her Up””
The River Thames flows through the centre of London and is known pretty much the world over. However, not so many people know that there are a lot of smaller rivers and streams which feed into it. Some no longer exist and many others are built over and now flow underground before reaching the Thames.Continue reading “A Hidden River of London”
London is known for many things and one of them is its shopping. It is home to many famous stores including Harrods and Selfridges. Another world-famous shop is just off Regent Street and is called Liberty. You couldn’t fail to recognise it as it looks like a huge Tudor mansion. But there is a lotContinue reading “HMS Liberty – the Shop made from Ships”
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