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Andy Hutchinson
andy Hutchinson
Andy worked in the Oil and Gas Industry before taking early retirement and opening a computer shop in Orkney.
In 2009 he moved to Bridlington where he began writing with a view to being published, having only written for pleasure before. Andy developed a strategy for getting published which is perhaps unique, it was:-
1. He married a librarian because they know all about books.
2. He persuaded his sister to set up a publishing business.
3. He persuaded his sister to open a bookshop to stock his books.
4. He wrote some books.
It's all going rather well for Andy.
Title Anyway...
Genre Autobiography
Pages 52
Formats available Paperback £3.99
Cover design Lodge Books
Published December 2014
Dimensions: 20.8 x 14.8 x 0.6 cm
ISBN-13: 978-1-326-08587-2
How does the likes of Billy Hunt end up in Australia, down under, on the other side of the World, listening to ‘his’ song. Anyway...
Equally Insignificant
Title Equally Insignificant
Genre Autobiography
Pages 142
Formats available Paperback £4.95
Cover design Lodge Books
Published December 2012
Dimensions: 20.8 x 14.8 x 1.2 cm
ISBN-10: 1291246290
ISBN-13: 978-1291246292
Finding that the one-size-fits-all schooling doesn't, Billy Hunt takes his square peg and tries to fit into the round hole that is a multinational oil corporation apprenticeship.
Quickly learning that his fellow workers are oblong, oval, triangular and every other shape of peg except round, Billy starts his course of 'bull' at the University of Weird People. After a serious fire, and a short course in enterprise-which on one hand lands him in prison and on the other in a good job, he philanders his way through a 24-hour marriage of convenience, to land in The Falklands.
Here he takes the overseas course in coping with mis-shapen, missile-firing ex-pats and inbred native sheep fanciers.
Returning to Scotland after doing to The Falklands what the Argies couldn't, he joins the self-important misfits in the insignificant path of life through the eons of time.
This book is a hoot, and even more so when you know it is semi-autobiographical.
The Moon Via Scotch Corner
Title The Moon Via Scotch Corner
Genre Lyrics, a play and blogs
Pages 90
Formats available Paperback £3.95
Cover design Lodge Books
Published January 2013
Dimensions: 21 x 14.8 x 0.5 cm
ISBN-10: 1291262504
ISBN-13: 978-1291262506
This book contains a collection of plays to amuse you, blogs to excite you and song lyrics to utterly bore you. It is reputed to have made a serving librarian laugh out loud but this cannot be confirmed.
At one point author Andy Hutchinson compares himself to an astronaut returning to earth, this in the context of a motorbike ride from Bridlington to Driffield and back.
In a play he is promoted by an Oil Terminal management from dreamer to visionary. Oh how we all wish we could work for them.
As a child the author became convinced that every journey other than those on foot took one via Scotch Corner. This came about as the family frequently travelled to Scotland via Scotch Corner. Does this make the author gullible or stupid. Well perhaps it makes him both. If you are both then go right ahead and buy this wonderful piece of beautifully written literature.
The Last Ramone Standing
Title The Last Ramone Standing
Genre Autobiography
Pages 138
Formats available Paperback £5.99 Kindle £2.06
Cover design Lodge Books
Published July 2013
Dimensions: 21 x 14.8 x 0.5 cm
ISBN-10: 1291495053
ISBN-13: 978-1291495058
Billy Hunt was happily navigating his way through the troubled waters of a miserable teenage existence until his sister Joan threw a cassette tape onto his bed. It was a blank tape and written on it was "The Ramones by The Ramones". Billy put the tape into his machine "perhaps this will change my life," he thought.
He pressed play and it changed his life. This is the story of a life ruined by a band who would ultimately self destruct and take a fan with them along the Road To Ruin.