This Construction Life is the story of an Irishman born into the world of construction, living on the edge and making lemonade when things go wrong!
The experiences and adventures of a lifetime spent in the building industry in Ireland, London and Poland – the great, the bold, the fearless, the brazen and the despicable – based on true events in a life lived to the full.
‘Echoes Of My Heart’ by Darrell M Davis is a collection of poems that cover topics and themes of love, joy, pain, heartbreak, social commentary and everything in between. They deliver a romantic, spiritual and positive message to the reader, often with a rhythm and always with heart.
For me reading a writer’s work I sometimes can relate to a character there’s a commonality, but I often find the result wasn’t the same as my own experience. This discovery makes me reassess my decisions and make changes or give me ideas on how to better handle if I’m placed in the same position a second time. Sometimes books choose its readers, and its words are burden with the spirit to uplift or enlighten, maybe educate or merely to trigger memories of forgotten happiness. This is its purpose.
For anyone interested in reading 20th century history, and fascinating real-life autobiographies, you will find Kathleen Copcutt’s memoir a real treat. At the age of 92 she recently released her book ‘Yer Never Knows Wot’s Anging ‘Til It Drops!’