Dr Duncan James

New book releasing summer 2021: The Library Service.

“Librarians tend to be important in most dimensions.”

An epic story about Joan Sopsworth, a senior librarian at Bournemouth Central Library, who finds herself pitted against rogue nuclear extremists, elite spies, a deadly virus and other extraordinary threats. She becomes embroiled in what appears to be an interdimensional war in which librarians are generally feared for their knowledge and skills.

New book releasing summer 2021: Puma Expedition

The first in a trilogy.

Karl and Robert travel to the Andes mountains to do research for their school holiday project. They explore incredible landscapes and discover amazing wildlife before finding themselves a fight for survival against illegal poachers in an unforgiving remote wilderness.

New book releasing summer 2021: Wheelbarrow Yoga

A feel-good story.

Penny’s passion is to teach and inspire her yoga students. Then one day the bank sets a seemingly impossible deadline and it becomes the turn of her students to help and inspire her.

The Nature Travel Guide series of books

Sprinkle amazing wildlife highlights into your holiday!

Travel guides available for Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Costa Rica, New Zealand, Tasmania, Britain, Scandinavia, Estonia, France, Spain, the Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Austria, Hungary, Slovakia, Romania, Bulgaria and Greece.

Additional title releasing once international travel resumes: Nature Travel Guide to Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos.

The reviews for these books are “patchy” and seem to reflect readers’ expectations rather than the quality of the books themselves: I suggest being sure that at least one chapter will help you with your holiday. If you can get just one good idea for an activity I feel you will get good value from your purchase.

Social Partner Dancing

Full free online video lesson: Learn Complete Beginners Waltz in 35 Minutes! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vVGeyhYoULM

Full free online video lesson: Learn Complete Beginners Foxtrot in 27 Minutes! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FL7xj8-OEUw

Full free online video lesson: Learn Complete Beginners Rumba in 20 Minutes! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QxCCL9tbslQ

Free one page “quick start” single page PDF guide: PartnerDanceNow

My 144 page large-format book “How to Partner Dance Socially” is available on Amazon.

Improve Your Maths in 2 Hours

Free: over 100 videos available on YouTube including complete detailed mini-lessons.

Free one page “quick start” single page PDF guide: ImproveYourMathsNow

My 61 page large-format book “Improve Your Maths in 2 Hours” is available on Amazon.

Father Christmas Kidnapped!

A cooperative story boardgame for all ages 8+. A unique story where you have to respond to an international crisis of Santa-sized proportions and try to save Christmas.

Free PDF file version of this game: FatherChristmasKidnapped_PrintAndPlay_CoopStoryGame_FreeVersion

A 40 page full colour large-format A4-size book version is available on Amazon.



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Apologies but due to covid legislation all previously announced events are cancelled. Unfortunately this includes the free maths tutoring that had been arranged in partnership with Bournemouth Central Library.

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