Highbridge school teacher to publish first of three novels
former school teacher who lives in Burnham-On-Sea has turned to
writing in his retirement and is set to publish his first novel
Cruickshank, a former Head of PE at Highbridge's King Alfred School,
has written three novels and the first will be published over
the next few weeks.
pictured right, talked about his plans during an interview this
week with Sounds and Voices, the audio news service for the visually
impaired in Burnham and Highbridge.
In his interview with editor Tony Deahl, Andy also discussed his
experiences as a headteacher in international schools in Buenos
Aires and Saudi Arabia.
left Highbridge's King Alfred School for Argentina just after
the Falklands conflict and explained that the hyperinflation at
that time, when items in shops had to be repriced daily, made
the running of a school something of a challenge. He was also
in Buenos Aires when there was a coup against the government and,
contrary to what the British media led us to believe, Andy said
he found the Argentinian people very friendly towards Brits.
his retirement, Andy has written three novels and has plans for
several more. The first of these, called "No Turning Back",
is about to be published and will be available locally in a few
Sounds and Voices recordings are available on memory sticks, along
with the 'boom boxes' to enable them to be played, free of charge
to blind and visually impaired people in the Burnham, Highbridge
and Cheddar areas. If you are interested in receiving them, or
know of someone who might be, please call Joyce Dunbavan on 01278
783583. Recordings are made every fortnight throughout the year.
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