Alastair Batchelor

Biography

Born 1941 in Dunedin, New Zealand. Moved to Thailand in 2004 where he worked as a teacher and manager at an English Language school. Alastair and his Thai wife live in a rural area about 150 km from Bangkok and enjoy being part of the local community.
Although the years are catching up. he still enjoys getting out on a Kawasaki sports bike and feeling the wind in his hair, stopping frequently to observe, photograph and video the nature around us.
A student of human nature, Alastair feels, living in a grass roots community, offers a far greater opportunity to get to know his neighbors as real people

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Books

Blood and Jade
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,380. Language: American English. Published: September 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A fast paced thriller with unexpected turns and twists. An act of coming to the defence of a young woman plunges us into a sea of intrigue and murder. An ex Detective Sergeant is catapulted into an international conspiracy of unbelievable proportions. To survive and succeed he must face and overcome a dark satanic figure of immense power to whom human life is less than the dust beneath his feet.
The Wave Beneath
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,620. Language: American English. Published: August 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
When the wave coming towards you at 500 miles per hour and looks like a great, solid blue mountain range then you will what the pucker-factor really means. You have to face it, because you can’t run, the lives of all on board are depending on your judgment. If we can get over this one, we have a chance of surviving the rest, a better chance in those stranded on land with nowhere to run. Hold on!
Call of a Dragon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,530. Language: American English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Dragons, many stories have been written about these gigantic mythical creatures. Were they just some figment of an ancient being’s imagination? Every story from the past was based on a true event and although certainly distorted over time, can‘t we believe there were once such majestic creatures? Could they still exist in some far distant place? Come let’s, travel to the stars and a new reality.
A Leaf on a Quest
Series: The Leaf Incentive, 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,950. Language: American English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Codependency
Our intrepid leaf is on a search for truth, to find reasons for living and provide solutions to the innumerable problems facing the human race, us. As intelligent beings we all must be aware that every factor which threatens our existence is of our own making. This book examines the attitudes that allow such conditions to exist and compound to the proportions we now face. The future depends on us
Five Million Years On
Series: The Waterborn Saga, 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,320. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Humanity and Earths life forms are extinct; the planet finally succumbed to the pollution and destruction of its natural resources. Yet unbelievably in their final hour mankind managed to reach out over the barren years and make a contribution to the species which somehow regenerated from the devastation. Could intelligent life once again roam the lands and oceans of Earth?
A Leaf That Floats Upstream
Series: The Leaf Incentive, 1. Price: Free! Words: 58,210. Language: American English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Free will & determinism
We, you and I have a responsibility to each other and to the planet on which we depend for our existence. Earth and our civilization are under threat from many different influences and even now the future is uncertain. Children who are being born at this time may see the beginning of the extinction of all life on Earth. It is our generation who must make the choice to ensure survival and a future

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