The author, who has more than 25 years’ experience of teaching and researching within the Irish university system, casts a critical eye upon a variety of issues relating to education and its place in society; the organization of the education system; the philosophy of teaching and learning; the culture of academic science; PhD-level education and the vagaries of the academic world.
Taking place in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Toward Destiny is a novel which challenges the oft-revered institutions of academia, journalism, and wealth. Find yourself cheering for Troy as he comes of age and attempts
The long awaited third book of the relative summer trilogy is finally here. It is the summer of 1978 and eleven year old twins Nigel and Michael have been asked to be ushers at their university lecturer aunt's wedding. This gives them an unforgettable first look inside the sometimes quite strange worlds of weddings, academia and university life. There are big rabbits and an even bigger dress.