At the dawn of the 21st century, British society is still shaped by a private education system devised to gentrify the Victorian middle classes and produce gentlemen to run the Empire. Yet it is not on the political agenda. It is rarely the subject of public debate, and we remain blind to its psychological implications. Can we afford to go on ignoring this issue? Will we continue to sacrifice the welfare of our children to satisfy our antiquated social aspirations?
Finding Our Happiness Flow helps people just like you find the real meaning of happiness. True happiness is within your grasp, and it can be achieved by accepting what is and living in the present moment. This book will teach you how to let go of the past and the future as well as your fears, desires, hurts, and other things that get in your way of true happiness. Finding Our Happiness Flow will teach you how you can love your life and experience happiness every day, regardless of the circumstances.
Squiffen encounters a group of people who arrive on the Lake in a flying machine. They drink tea as if it were some sort of duel and have mechanical devices attached to themselves. They speak of a mechanical fly which has escaped and must be caught but Squiffen has already seen it and it told him it didn't want to be taken back, it wanted its freedom. Can Squiffen save the fly and send the humans away from the lake?
Squiffen is a silly little duck. He walks everywhere because he is scared of heights and water. As King Algernon's chief scout, he has discovered terrible news and must return to Big Island before a disaster occurs. On his way home he meets Alexis, a little girl who helps him return home. During their travels, they discover a terrible mistake, one that could destroy all the animals who live on and around the Great Lake. Can they stop this from happening, will they be in time? We can only hope so.
When an actor who played Robin Hood on a 1950s children's TV show wakes up in Riverworld, he decides to live out his dreams and forms a new band of Merry Men (including Abraham Lincoln as Little John). Unfortunately, he didn't count on running into Al Capone, who has hijacked a thriving technocracy run by Jules Verne. Set in Philip Jose Farmer's Riverworld universe, this novelette was written with Farmer's permission.
With brutal honesty and unashamed candidness, Charles takes us, the listeners, into the chambers of his inner, transparent self. We are with him as he encounters a journey of discovery that takes place during a 24-hour period to save his sight. As each hour slowly passes he starts to recall his life and discovers something completely unexpected, something that would change his life forever. His eloquent words are personal yet personable, private yet inviting, intimate yet engaging. And his life, as you will discover, is nothing short of inspiring.
A man claiming to be the fictional detective from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's stories has surfaced in London and is hot on the trail of a murderer. He has accused the chief of police of the crime and has only a short amount of time to solve it!