On One Occasion ... Ivory Tower and Road Warrior Stories

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The author, a retired electronics consultant engineer, spent eleven years as a researcher and lecturer at Southampton University (the Ivory Tower) and a further twenty-eight years in industry, mostly as a one-man-band consultant roving the world (the Road Warrior). These are his stories: some funny, some sad, and some just interesting. More

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Published: Feb. 03, 2013
Words: 58,500
Language: English
ISBN: 9780957321823
About Ben Bennetts

Dr R G ‘Ben’ Bennetts is a retired engineer, now spending his time walking long-distance trails in the countryside, socializing with his children, their partners, and his grandchildren, and writing articles and books. During his professional career, he authored two technical books and just under one hundred technical papers. Since retiring he has written a further five books on a variety of topics: religion (he's an atheist), his professional career (electronics engineer and consultant), walking long-distance trails, his boyhood in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) and, most recently, a collection of essays on various topical and personal subjects.

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Review by: Brian Almond on April 25, 2013 : star star star star star
Having had experience myself of travelling on business trips and working in the electronics industry, I could relate to Ben’s exploits. This brief journey through his life contains many humorous and sometimes tragic events covering people he met and places he visited. Ben’s writing style makes for enjoyable reading. I am looking forward to reading his book on religion as well.
(reviewed within a week of purchase)

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