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

Call of a Dragon
By Alastair Batchelor
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,530. Language: American English. Published: January 28, 2014. Category: Fiction
Battle the Powers of Darkness in space. The Waterborn Saga is the story of those who battle on behalf of the Empire, pitting theirs and their companions growing abilities against diabolical forces which would seek to destroy them, Help comes from unlikely sources and the Power of Light reaches them from the shadows of the past. Where others would fail, they excel.
A Leaf on a Quest
By Alastair Batchelor
Series: The Leaf Incentive, 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,480. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: November 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
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. As intelligent beings, people must be aware that every factor which threatens our existence is of our own making. A Quest examines the attitudes that allow such conditions to exist and compound.
Five Million Years On
By Alastair Batchelor
Series: The Waterborn Saga, 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,120. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: November 20, 2013. Category: Fiction
This post-apocalyptic novel which follows the extinction of man and all life forms, then links to the regeneration of new life on Earth. We follow their evolution and progress as an advanced species, their development into beings with telepathic and paranormal faculties as they venture into space and become part of an intergalactic Empire. Prophetic, in some ways possibly, what’s your guess?
A Leaf That Floats Upstream
By Alastair Batchelor
Series: The Leaf Incentive, 1. Price: Free! Words: 56,590. Language: American English. Published: April 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
It is extremely likely that some content in this book may give offense, but please believe that the intent is not to offend, it is to encourage awareness, to reflect on our attitudes and our contribution to humanity and the environment. When controversy leads to truth then it is worthwhile. Will our legacy to those not yet born be, to allow civilization to destroy their world? You decide.

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