... There is some mention to his background and his family but it's written in a casual manner so that this book is not just all about him telling us who he is and what he's done. He has written a biography so if you're looking for a book all about his life then this isn't the one to go for!
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With a foreword by Sir Alex Ferguson CBE. An extraordinary collection of short stories, ... more
tales and cartoons from the life of a 'wee Maryhill painter'. Starrett used his formative years in Glasgow's shipyards to hone his talent as a cartoonist and to play a key role in the battle to save ship-building on the Clyde. The official cartoonist of the UCS Work-in during 1971-72, Bob's satirical cartoons brought the workers message to millions. In the intervening forty years Bob's itinerant lifestyle saw him ply his trade in a variety of interesting and exotic locations, including working as a set-painter on films in Britain and Hollywood. Bob was part of the "veterans" crew that worked so hard during the recent UCS Work-in 40th anniversary celebrations to ensure the legacy of their historic victory was understood by a new generation. Through essays, short stories, plays and cartoons Bob has quietly assembled a literary collection that encapsulates his eventful life and those of his comrades. The Way I See It is an authentic piece of social and economic history, told from the standpoint of the workers, that embraces both the humour and hardships of Glasgow's industrial past.
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Skiing has arrived. MSP Films takes you inside the action with THE WAY I SEE IT, featuring ... more
several unique perspectives on the progression that took place during the winter of 2010. The winner of Powder Magazines 2009 Movie of the Year brings you the best athletes on the planet sharing their points of view on what it means to be a skier and backing up their positions with hard-charging action. The MSP team traveled the globe in search of what makes this sport so special the adventure, the passion, the camaraderie, and the fun. THE WAY I SEE IT showcases the greatest deep powder, steep lines, and massive park features from British Columbia, Japan, Alaska, Colorado, Switzerland, Idaho, Washington, and many other locations worldwide.The helmet cam footage on this movie is shot on a GO PRO HD or similar camera.Featured Athletes:Mark Abma, Sean Pettit, Eric Hjorleifson, Henrik Windstedt, Bobby Brown, Colby West, James Heim, Richard Permin, Cody Townsend, Rory Bushfield, Ingrid Backstrom, Gus Kenworthy, Jacob Wester, Russ Henshaw, and others.
"...but it just sat on the shelf without being read so I thought I would give it a read seeing as I really like how Alan Sugar comes across on the Apprentice, I thought it would be an interesting read and yes, I was right. I have really enjoyed reading this book and it's been very interesting to see how this man thinks.
I don't enjoy reading biographies of people, when I read I usually like escapism and a chance to be lost in a fictional world so I ..."
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