First conceived as a personal memoir to give his grandchildren – all born in the 1990s – some sense of what life was like two generations earlier, Brian Kitson’s Tales of a Grandfather has a resonance beyond its familial origins.
Diamonds in the Snow is the riveting account of Michelle’s tumultuous and often heart-wrenching relationship with her terminally ill mother. This thought-provoking work of creative nonfiction is a story about love, pain, self-discovery, and resilience.
This book relates the author’s extraordinarily adventurous experiences – all absolutely true and without any exaggeration – of visiting, living, and working in the Solomon Islands, primarily as an Australian diplomat in the mid-1980s. Some of the experiences related in the book include:
The Great Survivor: The Amazing Escapes of James VI of Scotland and I of England was written largely because of the little known story of the Laird of Drumquhassle found in a family history published privately in 1875.