How Black Were Our Valleys by Deborah Price and Natalie Butts-Thompson
How Black Were Our Valleys All profits from the sale of this book go to ‘The South Wales Area – Miners’ Beneficiary Fund,’ which helps ex-miners and their families both socially and medically. To commemorate 30 years since the 1984/85 miners strike, we have collected a variety of memories, stories, poems and events that happened during that time. A law professor who helped the miners with free legal advice, and also set up the Rhymney Valley Miners’ Support Group. An inspirational speech that led to the making of this publication. Stories of hardship, solidarity, overcoming prejudices and adversity add to the diversity of this collection. Women who changed their outlook on life completely. The government tactics used against the striking miners. Those who were just children at the time and the impact it had on them when they were growing up. The generosity of all those that came out in support of the striking miners. What happened after the strike? Why did all those mines have to close? The memories and accounts are personal, these are the stories that didn’t get to the mainstream media, but are extremely important regardless, not just to the South Wales Mining Community, but also to all those communities that were involved .
The Twelve Step Warrior by Peter Skillen
I spent most of my young life searching; searching for a meaning to my existence. The problem was, I was searching in the wrong place.
My search was conducted on the very edge of society among fellow outcasts, all of them looking for answers, all making the same mistakes, all looking in the wrong places.
I wasn’t going to find a life worth living among the thieves, fighters, gamblers and one-time somebodies that propped up the bars of the worst drinking holes I attended back then on a nightly basis.
The people I was mixing with then had already given up on their search and I too had fallen into their fold. My existence had become a beggar’s search for the next hit of alcohol. I didn’t really care who bought it for me, but I needed it, I craved it and it consumed me.
All my thoughts, even when I had achieved my goal and was standing looking longingly into a full glass, were on where the next drink would come from. I was at the jumping off point and had to find a way out of this dark existence.
This is the story of how I found my way out of that darkness and into the light.
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The Death of Justice by Michael O’Brien
Michael O’Brien’s book about his own very serious Miscarriage of Justice after being wrongfully convicted of murder and the consequences of that on him and his family. An easy to read book that pulls no punches about life in prison and his own hideous ordeals due to his wrongful incarceration.
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Venture Capital Investment Decision Making : An Insight for young Entreprenurs by Uday Nair
Every Entrepreneur at some point or the other thinks of approaching Venture Capitalists for securing investments irrespective of their level of knowledge about the Venture Capital industry. Through this book, I try to give a glimpse of How Venture Capital Fund is created ? What do the Venture Capitalists look for in any business ? How do they judge which business is worth investing which is not ? What are the criteria’s Entrepreneurs should look for , for creating an efficient business plan and an effective pitch ? other than securing investments, What are the pros and cons of working with Venture Capitalist’s ?
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Police,Lies & Alibis by John Donoghue
Discover what REALLY happens in the police.
Is the discovery of a headless corpse the work of a serial killer?
When do police & paramedics fall out?
Who killed Yoda?
What is a Death Fart?
Why do some criminals think they are ‘worth it’?
Who invented the Crying Machine?
How do you beat the burglar?
Why do the police have to pay particular attention to boobs?
Come on patrol with PC Donoghue and get the answers to all these questions and more.
Police, Lies & Alibis is the fascinating and hilarious account of a year in the life of a front line police response officer, and the only humorous police book written by a serving officer who is not hiding his identity.
WARNING: Contains Humour & Traces of Nuts
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