Pitchpole Books Pitchpole (v.): (nautical) to capsize stern over bow on being hit by a steep wave
Born in Sale in Cheshire in 1899, the wayward daughter of a well-
The explosive and sometimes reckless exploitation of Rontgen and Becquerel's discoveries produced medical technologies that dramatically added to the diagnostic and therapeutic tools available to physicians. But the consequences for some of the pioneers were dreadful and it took decades to understand and control them. Later, the exploitation of discoveries of nuclear physics led, from the 1940s, to nuclear weapons and nuclear power with overwhelming potential for harm.… More
This is primarily a book for intermediate cruising sailors. That is to say sailors who already know that the front of a boat is called the bow and the back is the stern but are still slightly unsure, under duress, which side is port and which starboard. You may not mind broadcasting this by wearing those shoes with red on the left one and green on the right or having different coloured jib sheets on either side. However, you probably recognise that you must move on and, if so, this is just the book for you...More
The history of the MCA, written for its members. Available to others at £5.00 + £2.00 p&p. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
A collection of poems produced for private circulation. 70pp with photographs
Winifred takes a holiday from flying and goes up the Amazon with her mother and companion Ron Adams in 1933. .
A comfortable ocean cruise turns into an adventure on a river boat through a war zone and then a paddle in a canoe through dense and dangerous jungle. Previously unpublished, a gem of its time in Win’s inimitable style. More…
The story of this every-
This book is not just a brief biography of America geneticist Hermann Muller but a history of how the ideas he inherited, supported and originated subsequently evolved and flowered or foundered.