Godfrey Ackers

Old Member (1944)

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The Silver Bracelet

The Silver Bracelet

Publisher: Self published

Publication date: July 2017

Eighty titles of verse by turns bleak, quizzical and cheerful. Copies available from the author.

 

Flowers from a Life 1930 to 2000

Flowers from a Life 1930 to 2000

Publisher: Self Published

Publication date: October 2016

Non-technical personal memories of the period, including a chapter as an undergraduate 1948-1950 and edited versions of the Expat Tales from the Middle East. Copies available from the author.

 

A Froggerel Doggerel and Other Stories

A Froggerel Doggerel and Other Stories

Publisher: Meredith Books

Publication date: May 2012

Four, well-illustrated stories in doggerel for children aged 6 to, say, 12, and adults over, say, 40.

 

The Knotted Yachtie

The Knotted Yachtie

Publisher: PenPress

Publication date: April 2012

Twelve illustrated limericks about bends and hitches.

 

Expat Tales from the Middle East

Expat Tales from the Middle East

Publisher: PenPress

Publication date: April 2011

A non-technical account of experiences on infrastructure projects in six countries including two three year periods of residence in Kuwait and Pakistan.

 

Tales from a Design Office

Tales from a Design Office

Publisher: PenPress

Publication date: February 2011

Seven non-technical episodes, with about 90 scenes in dialogue, concerning different civil engineering jobs, but with character continuity.