Memories of the Second World War
A collection of war memories from people who lived through the second world war: a nurse, a cartographer, a farmer, a wren from Bletchley Park and lots more.
This book is a collection of interviews with people who remember the Second World War. None of them were on the front line, but some were serving their country as Naval Wrens, one was a Royal Air Force Bomber Command Cartographer, and one was posted at Bletchley Park, involved in the code breaking activities there. Among the other interviewees are a nurse who cared for the people injured in the blasts during the London bombings. She did the best she could, with rationed supplies, working in temporary prefabricated wards.Another contributor, Maureen, who just a little girl at the time, will never forget a US pilot, nicknamed 'Sparky', who sacrificed his life to save her small English town. His B-17 Bomber plane hit trouble in a storm, and he guided the stricken plane away from the buildings before ditching it into a field where all the bombs on board exploded, ending his life. Many of those interviewed were children in the 1940s They remember the excitement of war, the intrigue of the ruins, which they used as playgrounds, the horrid smells of the gas masks, and the sounds of the air raid sirens. One was evacuated to the countryside and tells the tale of a lonely little girl entering a frightening new world of wonder.
Books by Susie Kearley
Pagan Journeys: A collection of articles and interviews on Druidry, sacred places, and natural health
This is a collection on pagan living and related topics. They include interviews with Druids, as well as first-hand accounts of pagan festivals and sacred locations. There are chapters on Druid gardening, healing, crystals, and meditation. Part 1 is a series of interviews with Druids, a clairvoyant , and my own account of a Druid solstice ceremony. Part 2 looks at ancient sacred places across the UK. Part 3 focuses on natural healing.
Healthy Inspired Living: A collection of articles on health, healing, sustainability, and unwavering faith
A collection of articles pre-published in Christian magazines and newspapers around the world. There's a focus on health and sustainable living, as well as inspirational stories of faith.
- Looking for writing inspiration? - Want to write the perfect pitch? - Keen to learn from other writers? Then this book is for you! It’s full of little gems of information and inspiring stories, to guide you on your writing journey. It covers ideas and inspiration, market demand and writers’ pay, writing mistakes to avoid, finding new homes for articles that get rejected, taking your blog from obscurity to success, rights & contracts.
Freelance Writing: Aim Higher, Earn More: Build on your successes and take your writing to the next level
This book is aimed at people who have had modest successes in publishing and want to take their writing to the next level.