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eddie gubbins
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Attended Plymouth Polytechnic
Lives in Loughborough
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UK government with little understanding
This present UK government has no idea of the affects of their policies on ordinary people. when they use the term working people it has no relation to most people who work in lower paid jobs. To them anybody who is out of work has only themselves to blame....
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Vindictive government.
This UK government is the most vindictive in this country since Thatcher. Peopled by politicians who have never had to worry about money and raised on privilege, they have no compassion for those less fortunate than themselves. They make no effort to curb t...
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ISIS and the rest of the world.
In the novel  The Prisoner of Parison  by Eddie Gubbins , Megram, the Shaman of the Sandari, spoke to Nelvask the Magician for the first time. “ Nelvask, Unlee my colleague, is sad
and disillusioned after what happened at the Rock. All his life he has never...
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Tales from the Sea
Tales of the Sea  by Eddie Gubbins is a
semi-autobiographical novel based on my life at sea as a ship's officer between 1957 and 1969. In its pages the reader will meet
the characters with whom I sailed and their antics. They will experience nights
ashore a...
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Dependence on electronic devises!
For our exercise during the creative writing class I attend, the tutor gave us the subject of a lightening strike. For some reason I came up with the following short piece. Lightening Strike The sea stretched flat and calm deep blue to the horizon. The sunl...
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Waves of Immigrants.
When looking at the news items showing the waves of desperate humanity pouring across the Med under such danger, it is difficult not to wonder what the Europeans are supposed to do. I sometimes want to scream at the television when some reporter asks how th...
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Loughborough
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A retired academic who now writes fantasy novels. See www.eddiegubbins.blogspot.com
Introduction
I am retired from lecturing in a university.
I have been a ships officer, student, lecturer, UN consultant.
I write novels:
A fantasy trilogyl titled The Rombuli Saga:
Book 1 The Teacher of the Rombuli
Book 2 The Return of the Exiles
Book 3 The Prisoner of Parison
A romance novel Running After Maria
A Thriller  Brotherly Love
All available from Amazon for downloading onto Kindles and other electronic readers.

Bragging rights
play bad golf and almost as bad darts!
Education
  • Plymouth Polytechnic
    B Sc, Nautical Studies, 1969 - 1972
  • Taunton's Grammar School, Southamptom
    1952 - 1957
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UK government with little understanding
eddiegubbins.blogspot.com

This present UK government has no idea of the affects of their policies on ordinary people. when they use the term working people it has no

Vindictive government.
eddiegubbins.blogspot.com

This UK government is the most vindictive in this country since Thatcher. Peopled by politicians who have never had to worry about money and

ISIS and the rest of the world.
eddiegubbins.blogspot.com

In the novel The Prisoner of Parison by Eddie Gubbins, Megram, the Shaman of the Sandari, spoke to Nelvask the Magician for the first time.

Tales from the Sea
eddiegubbins.blogspot.com

Tales of the Sea by Eddie Gubbins is a semi-autobiographical novel based on my life at sea as a ship's officer between 1957 and 1969. In its

Dependence on electronic devises!
eddiegubbins.blogspot.com

For our exercise during the creative writing class I attend, the tutor gave us the subject of a lightening strike. For some reason I came up

Waves of Immigrants.
eddiegubbins.blogspot.com

When looking at the news items showing the waves of desperate humanity pouring across the Med under such danger, it is difficult not to wond

Princess Daphne
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Princess Daphne by Eddie Gubbins is a sequel to the Rombuli Saga trilogy. Six years have passed since t he defeat and sending back through t

The Prisoner of Parison
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The third novel in my fantasy trilogy the Rombuli Saga : The Prison Of Parison by Eddie Gubbins. Edward and his friends had gone. Now all th

The Return of the Exiles
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Following his return to Parison, Edward Eastland realises the Empire was disintegrating. His sworn enemy Latask the Covenenter is asking for

Dealing with ISIS
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I watch the television with horror as the ISIS forces take over more of Syria and Iraq. Not only that but the barbarians destroy treasures w

The Sea
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I spent a few days with my sister by the sea. Walking along the coast with the sound of the waves breaking on the beach and the smell of sea

VE Day
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There bis a great deal of publicity about the seventieth anniversary of VE Day. The serving military and merchant navy personnel returned ho

British election
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I sit and wonder at the seeming ignorance of both the politicians and the media commentators over the prospect of no one party having a majo

A Legacy From Mary
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A Legacy From Mary, a thriller by Eddie Gubbins Ken Flood vowed he would never again have anything to do with Commander Sturgess or help his

Brotherly Love by Eddie Gubbins
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Brotherly Love a thriller by Eddie Gubbins This is a story about fear, of somebody out of his depth in a world made strange to him by events

Running After Maria by Eddie Gubbins
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Running After Maria by Eddie Gubbins James Ashleigh lives the perfect life. Plenty of money, plenty of women and plenty of drink. Carefree,

Education
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I get angry when listening to the debate on education. It is too simple to blame the schools for the failure of the pupils. Education is a c

Nicola Sturgeon and the British election
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What is Nicola Sturgeon doing taking part in the election debates? She is not putting up as a candidate for Westminster and should have no p

Sunday programme on Radio 4
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I thought this programme content was a completely inappropriate for Easter Sunday morning. Though we might have sympathy for the Armenians t

Church Attendance
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Sitting looking round my church last Sunday I was once again struck by the age of the congregation. We have all grown old together in the ma