Human intelligence, learning & behaviour

This Book discusses the inner workings of the human brain and how it affects us so greatly throughout life, key topics including: The structure of the human brain and how the memory system works. Language and learning, conditioning, and attitude formation & measurement. ‘Real’ or ‘effective’ IQ. How to raise more intelligent children. Psychology and psychiatry with a focus on mental disorders. The many problems in the education system. Learning real life skills such as career planning & consumer issues. How the mass media and advertising industries turn us into Read More …

Meet Teddy

Are you ready? This is Teddy. Teddy is a Groodle, which rhymes with noodle! He is always cheery, never ever dreary. He is incredibly big, much taller than any pig! See his massive paws, and his strong black claws. His pointy nose is rather long…… ….. What is that awful pong?

Life Explained

Why are we here? Is there life after death? Does God exist? Channelled by my angels and guides, Life Explained is the book of answers. This book portrays us as a tourist on an adventure to the Isle of Life. We are independent souls having a physical experience, but we are intrinsically connected to everything around us. Everything within our world is made of the same atomic building block, and connected by energy. We are shown that our thoughts and actions can negatively influence our personal energy and that of Read More …

Riding the great beyond : a solo bicycle journey through the Americas from Alaska to Argentina.

Bob Stanley escapes the office in July 2011 to bicycle out of Deadhorse in far northern Alaska in order to travel southwards as far and the road will go. This ride will eventually cover two continents ending in Tierra Del Fuego in Argentina. This story of the eighteen-month 28,000 kilometre bicycle journey covers every latitude from the top to the bottom of the magnificent Americas and describes all of the joys, pains and challenges of the road, and the penning of a few highly questionable songs along the way. It Read More …

Tea and Tattoos

Andy is a young man without a care in the world, that is until he sees her, she is sleek and curvy all in one, she is mesmerising and enchanting, she is the sexiest thing he has ever seen and he must have her and nothing will stop him not even a little old lady, or will she? Andy will do whatever is needed to have this nineteen fifty-nine Chevrolet. Andy will do the unexpected to impress and along the way he will feel true loves bite for the first Read More …

Antipodean Seasons

About the Author John lives in the Inner West of Sydney with his cat Snowy. He is a survivor of child sexual abuse and identifies as transgender. A sometime biologist, he has authored 35 scientific papers. John has published two books of natural history, The Dawn of Life and Other Australian Tales and Power of Plants: a Botanical Journey, and has presented twice on Ockham’s Razor for Radio National. He has made two previous collections of poetry, Nature, Place and Spirit and Sweet and Sour: Poems of Gender Fluid Life.

The Firmament of Immortals

This book contains some personal anecdotes and reflections by Sri Chinmoy that the author recorded at first hand during her many decades as his student. The stories encompass Sri Chinmoy’s earliest attempts to play the cello and piano, as well as his thoughts on the difference between the Indian and Western approaches to musical composition. He refers to the distinguished Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore, as well as to his own meetings with Western luminaries such as Pablo Casals, Leonard Bernstein and Yehudi Menuhin. The second part of the book contains Read More …

I Married Crystal Meth : for better or worse until Meth tear us apart

After immigrating to Australia I got involved with an Australian man whom I fell in love with, we dated for a short period of time before getting married. I was completely in love with my husband and I did not think anyone or anything could come between us. Life was perfect and it was just like I was living in a dream. Unfortunately that wonderful dream was short lived. After a year of being married, I noticed my husband’s alcohol consumption increased signifcantly. Although his behavioural change bothered me, I Read More …

The Mentor

Through a chance meeting, Jane, a cluey 20 year-old, meets a confident, loud and obnoxious character at a party one night, Arturo. Her curiosity is piqued by the strength of his convictions and without realising it she begins a journey that will alter the very fabric of her life. Arturo has a sixth sense and he sees that Jane is destined for great things, so he extends a helping hand. Jane reluctantly meets with him, not knowing his true intentions but he slowly leads her from the world she’s always Read More …

The Brainwashed: from consumer zombies, to Islamism and Jihad

This book is sure to become one of the most influential of modern times. Its primary hypothesis is that Homo sapiens sapiens lived from the outset in tribes with tribal elders able to persuade others, and thence succeeding generations, to believe their ridiculous religious notions or to fight misguided wars. The Agricultural Revolution paved the way for the today’s consumer zombies easily persuaded to overindulge in often unnecessary, if not harmful, products. This has been a disaster which has damaged our environment and ourselves, one result being decreases in our Read More …