PUBLISHING FANTASY IN THE UK

Andrew WilliamsAliens, BNI, Books, Droids, Fanatasy, News, Publishing

You know what they say; everyone has a book inside them. Although I have published two technical books, I have always wanted to try publishing a novel. After a lot of abortive attempts, I finally hit upon an idea that ended up with a good story line for a science fiction / fantasy novel. To be sure that I wasn’t … Read More

Arcadia’s Children – Samantha’s Revenge – Fantasy Fiction Novel

Andrew WilliamsBooks, News, Uncategorized

Arcadia’s Children – Samantha’s Revenge – Fantasy Fiction Novel by Andrew R Williams AMAZON Paperback – https://www.amazon.co.uk/Arcadias-Children-Samanthas-Andrew-Williams/dp/1613097107 AMAZON ebook – https://www.amazon.co.uk/Arcadias-Children-Samanthas-Andrew-Williams-ebook/dp/B06XC4SJ4L/ref=sr_1_1? Are you ready for a cracking good read? Do you like science fiction, fantasy and other futuristic sci-fi titles? What about a friend or partner, do they like this genre? Released on March 1st 2017, Arcadia’s Children – fantasy … Read More

ARCADIA’S CHILDREN

Andrew WilliamsBooks, Fanatasy

Arcadia’s Children My novel Arcadia’s Children is now on the Wings website: http//:www.books-by-wings-ePress.com as a pre-release. Readers may pre-order at a discount and receive their books on March 1 when new customers will pay full price @arcadiaschildre After changing shape several times, the ball eventually turned into a huge face. It floated alongside the air-car. This time, time instead of … Read More

Japanese Knotweed Identification

Andrew WilliamsBNI, Books, Japanese knotweed

At this time of year Japanese Knotweed is dormant during the winter but it won’t be long before the 2016 growing season starts in March/April. In Spring: Young red/purple asparagus like shoots appear which turn green as they age. Some plants leaf initially but can grow 50cm as straight rod. In Summer: These shoots turn into bamboo like hollow stems, … Read More

Wind turbines in England Welsh Planning changes

Andrew WilliamsBNI, Books, News, Planning

Wind turbines in England The government has honoured its manifesto pledge over giving local communities a greater say over onshore wind turbines and axing subsidies for them. The new rules concerning wind turbinescome in on 18 June 2015. Under these new provisions councils should only grant permission for wind turbines in their area if the site is in an area … Read More

Planning Permission not obtained.

Andrew WilliamsBooks, Extensions, Legal, News

The London Borough Ealing issued an enforcement notice against Dragan Milinkovic in 2011 because planning permission had not been obtained to convert a house he owned into three flats. The enforcement notice requiring him to stop using the building as flats.  The council also maintained that the flats were substandard. When the enforcement notice was ignored, a letter of caution was issued by … Read More

BNI Bravo St Helens

Andrew WilliamsBNI, Books, Commercail Energy Reports, Commercial EPC, Energy Performance Certificates, Extensions, Home Buyer report, Home Condition Reports, Land wanted, Legal, News, Party Wall, Photographic Condition Reports, QSi - Quantity Surveyors International, Surveying

                        Business Networking International   BNI   Bravo (St Helens) meet on Friday at: The Mansion House Victoria Park North Road St. Helens Merseyside WA10 2UE http://www.bni-europe.com/chapter.php?chapter=544 BRAVO are well on their way to having an annual “turnover” of £2 Million. To put it another way, each member of BRAVO sits in a seat worth £60,000.00 pounds Stirling. Being active … Read More

What is a Commercial EPC?

Andrew WilliamsBooks, Commercail Energy Reports, Commercial EPC, Energy Performance Certificates, Surveying

  Chartered Surveyors   A commercial Energy Performance Certificate is a document intended to give an estimate of the energy usage and CO2 emissions of a commercial building. The Commercial EPC is information for the prospective purchaser or tenants and can be used to compare one building against another of similar type.   When do I need a Commercial EPC? … Read More

Dry Rot

Andrew WilliamsBooks, Home Buyer report, Home Condition Reports, Photographic Condition Reports, Surveying

  Chartered Surveyors Dry rot (Serpula lacrymans) is a wood-destroying fungus. In the UK, it is best known for its ability to destroy timbers in buildings. Typical indications of dry rot include: If strands are touched a distinct mushroom smell is emitted. Affected wood shrinks, darkens and has cuboidal cracks . Cottonwool – mycelium develops under humid conditions. Moisture – … Read More

RICS Home Buyer (Homebuyer) Survey and Valuation

Andrew WilliamsBooks, Home Buyer report, Home Condition Reports, Surveying

Chartered Surveyors   The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has designed the Homebuyer (Home Buyer) Survey and Valuation report to provide a prospective purchaser with basic information in a standardised format. It includes details of: General condition and form of construction. Significant factors which might influence or affect value. Market value. Valuation for insurance. Information is provided in a simple, straightforward … Read More