Avoiding Amazon, I published and sell with the British Arts Council.
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Joyful Walking shows how to transmute an ordinary walk into something special. Simple techniques based on research foster an appreciation of your wondrous body-brain; this gentle process vitalises your walks, helps you enhance your life on many levels. The text is light and is enlivened by drawings from the author’s treks world-wide.
'Tracing the Flow'
Mindful Doodling to Unwind.
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Find contentment whilst having fun as you unwind, doodling with this cheerfully illustrated book. Master calming exercises which athletes and emergency workers turn to in times of stress. The informative text, based on scientific research into how the mind works, presents an array of impressive facts which inspire you to gain life skills such as mindfulness. Doodling itself has surprising benefits and could develop into an engaging lifetime activity.
I am thinking of creating an affordable online course related to Settling. Email me if interested.
The book contains a sketch of Notre Dame before the fire.
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Over 200 walkers from around the world speak about the remarkable Camino traversing northern Spain. Some are humorous, others insightful, many are soul-searching and they are accompanied by the author’s brief commentary and over 100 of his drawings. Physically unable to accompany his wife on her 600-mile journey, Iain Dryden followed her in a beat-up van, sketching and thoughts of the walkers. They increasingly asked him to publish his annotated sketchbooks; reluctantly, he did.
Also available at Bo Camino shop,
Santiago, Galicia, Nth Spain.
an accidental, adventurous quest.
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Ewan, a restrained and sceptical Englishman with a talent for drawing flees to India after an accidental crime. Surviving unexpected adventures filled with dangers and surprising challenges, Ewan faces unpalatable truths about himself, his parents and his family's colonial past. Continually teased by the hope of love, he reluctantly enters a quest for meaning, he emerges comprehending the value of relationships, and, understanding empathy, is transformed.
THERE'S MORE.... (to come over the next year)
Four new books are on the way - a book to follow Joyful Walking, a novel set in France, an autobiography. Hmm!
After years of gentle pressure from other writers, I've done the 'auto' and editing now. There are so many bizarre 'incidents' worth recording that I've split it in two, ending the first volume at age 27 (yes, it's been a life full of weird incidents). This will be published later this year (delayed due to my being too ill, and now moving house to suit my health).
A summary of 'BUSH BOY'
Chuckle and sweat as you share an often embarrassingly candid voyage which begins in Kenya, my homeland, embraces Afghan bandits, rockstars in London, the corrupt, the genuine and a crowd of remarkable characters as I traipse the world. It is lucky I'm still alive, so crazy have my unintended adventures been and so many dangers have I survived. Did I learn anything along the way? Well, perhaps; a decade ago several respected writers suggested I write this autobiography and with as much self-honesty and self-amusement as possible, I begin with the noble warrior tribe who formed my character when I was a boy in the savanna.