(and other insomniacs)
Now available on Amazon, this new book teaches air crew how to obtain sleep when needed.
In the olden days we flew Boeing 727s which had Flight Engineers. These guys had spent entire careers working night shift in hangars and taught us all the tricks to get sleep during the day, in noisy hotel rooms.
By reading this book you can gain the benefit of years of experience of rolling around in bed-bug infested beds in hotels all around the world.
THE BOOK IS NOW AVAILABLE
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Travels With An Airline Pilot
5 years on tour around the world with an Ansett-Refugee Airbus Pilot.
Living in Malta then Bristol, Saigon, Bahrain and finally Dubai; flying the entire Airbus family including the largest airliner in the world, the Airbus A380.
Over 1,450 stunning images from around the world and stories from the On Tour chronicles as well as scripts from radio broadcasts.
Photojournalism meets Letter From America.
This limited edition 280 page version of this eclectic website is only available from the electronic bookshop HERE. For more information, an Author Q&A and Reader's Club, click HERE
If you buy the book online you are entitled to have your favourite image delivered to you, individually signed and numbered, for printing and framing.
I predict. Have you heard the rumour? Why don't they? I reckon. You heard it here first. I wrote about that ages ago. Why don't they learn?I predict. Have you heard the rumour? Why don't they? I reckon. You heard it here first. I wrote about that ages ago. Why don't they learn?I predict. Have you heard the rumour? Why don't they? I reckon. You heard it here first. I wrote about that ages ago. Why don't they listen to me?
The Melbourne Cup
Melbourne Radio 3AW
The Day I Won
The Grand Final
Hawthorn’s appearance at the Grand Final reminds me of the time when I singlehandedly beat Essendon in the Grand Final …
CLICK TO HEAR
Rex Hunt and the 3AW Boys describe my moment in the spotlight
Hear An Interview
ABC Radio National's Julie McCrossan interviews James Nixon about his last flight with Ansett in the shadow of the 911 terrorist attacks in the first of the THE FINAL SHIFT series here ... James Nixon Life Matters Interview 1
(14 meg .mp3 file - November 2004)
I'm taking-up the
way of working.
to pay me ...
so I pretend
third world country
in the world
Reflecting on the fact that it is over a decade since Melbourne was judged the most livable city in the world in the Mercer's Annual Expat Livability Study. Since then it has fallen markedly to 17th. Other studies have come along, each proclaiming to be the best, but Mercer's is the real deal. Meanwhile, throughout the country the infrastructure is crumbling and levels of service are declining. Prices, as you'd expect, continue to rise. In 2014 it was rated as the 5th most expensive city in the world.
And add your comments to the debate
Top horse trainer speaking on ABC TV's Talking Heads - unmissable viewing every Monday evening and downloadable HERE.
The only rich people
in the world are those
that have impeccable
Australian cricketer who went on to an outstanding career in business.
He could charm
a hungry dog
off a butcher's truck.
Describing 'Melbourne's Madoff', who is about to receive his comeuppance.
a different result.
The Definition of Insanity
The folllowing are stories that appeared on an interesting experiment, an internet radio-on-demand station, iRadioMAX, which has sadly folded. Read the scripts and listen to the shows on the links below:
Story 1. DUBAI: Centre Of The World
Squeezing up between the sand and the sea...
Story 2. THE U.K. End Of The Empire
BBC Radio 4 killed it's Opening Theme and the Empire
Story 3. Looking Out The Window
Flying, global warming, bushfires and the human spirit
Story 4. BA 777 Crash Initial Reaction
24 hours after a double-engine failure, why are 777s still flying?
... is optional
(American legend who has been filming people jumping off mountains for over fifty years)
I need you more
than want you...
And I want you
for all time.
(Wichita Lineman 1967)
Click here for the songwriter playing piano and singing his song.
and don't make
a mess of it!
(to his firing squad)
Why Don't We
How would you like to live in a world where Doctors, Nurses and fellow health workers; proud professionals all; could deliver a service as safe and reliably as Airline Pilots and Astronauts? It can happen.
Bloody Hell Am I?
In Feb 2007 the Melbourne City Council called for ideas to assist in marketing Melbourne to the world. Read what they should do at the very bottom of the LEAD STORY page, search POSTCODE 3000.
How to solve the upcoming energy crisis, now that the world has reached Peak Fuel - half the discovered oil has been used and we now use more than comes out of the ground every year - (scroll down to an editorial written in March 2005) and much more... go to the Lead Story page and scroll down.
Recent Posts -
NIXON WIND / SOLAR STREET LIGHTING...
EXPAT BRAIN UTILISATION SCHEME
THE AUSTRALIAN FILM INDUSTRY
Read the submission
to Kevin Rudd's 2020 Summit HERE
T . R . A . V . E . L P . I . C . S
Click a year to see the Travel Pics.
The best of them are in the book, along
with the best from 2003 - 2006.
See Malta, England, Greece, Italy, France, Germany, Portugal, The Seychelles, Vietnam, Korea, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Bahrain, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Egypt, India, Greece, Switzerland, Morocco, Ghana, Oman, Iran, Australia and more.
Click on the PHOTOGRAPHY page and choose a year.
Michael Blamey's Photos
Top Art Photographer,
images of the world,
One project was the design & production of the AnsettSTARS website to assist the staff and friends get started again. Sadly, Telstra deleted the site in 2009.
The late, famous,
A rally photographer's dream, he opened his window and remained rock steady for this time exposure. A true professional in every sense and sadly missed.
Art-style photos of the
Australian Grand Prix
from inside the Ferrari Pits.
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