September 2020

Bits & Bobs: From the Life of a Royal Navy Engine Room Artificer by Robert Hedger

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‘January 17th, 1945; it was cold and bleak, but dry, and I was shivering in my short sleeved shirt, whilst waiting on the snow-covered parade-ground of my new home-to-be for the next four years. There were about sixty of us, all different shapes and sizes, similarly waiting, though most, I noticed, better dressed than I. My life had inexorably changed. I was 15 and I was in the Royal Navy!’

Robert Hedger gives us insights and humour with his sea-going tales and memories of time spent in The Royal Navy. He travelled the world, seeing new places, meeting new friends and sharing it all with the love of his life, Clarissa!

He describes the reality of getting a ship ready for the conflict in Suez, life in Malta, being an experimental subject in Hong Kong, sailing to Scandinavia and working on the Royal Yacht Britannia! He played hockey for the Royal Navy and still is a Scottish country dancer.

Proceeds from the book will go to the AT Society.

Paperback, 146 pages, Colour and Black & White photographs

ISBN: 978-1-911526-41-4

RRP: £12.00

To purchase a copy, please contact chris@miltoncontact.com and we will pass your request to the author.

The Cat that Sat by Jane Thomas

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The Cat that Sat sits in the window and watches the world go by

The Cat that Sat is a short story for reading aloud to young children and for those who love cats!

The Cat that Sat sits on the windowsill and spends the day watching the world go by, pondering whether to venture out to join in or not.

Every page is illustrated with Jane’s own images, created using a mixture of photographs, watercolours and computer graphics.

ISBN: 978-1-911526-40-7

Fully illustrated picture book

20 pages

RRP: £6.00 plus P&P

To purchase a copy, please email jane@miltoncontact.com