I am a freelance
writer and photographer, I have written
many books about Science and History. I
do some broadcasting on radio and television.
I like working from home, often with a cat helping on my desk. When I
have to travel I like to do it by bike and train.
What have I been doing
Here I am in Portland Oregon, June 2014, demonstrating
the Stirling Engine at the
ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) Annual Meeting.
I am highly Honoured to have been awarded the ASME's
Ralph Coats Roe Medal which recognizes outstanding
contributions toward a better public understanding and appreciation of
the engineerís worth to contemporary society.
I will be presented with the award at the ASME
International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition in Montreal
My Events and Talks.
I give lots of public talks and lectures, including
after-dinner speeches and award presentations. Please look at
my Events page
to find out if I am appearing somewhere near you. Or contact
my agent if you wish to
arrange a talk for your organisation.
Why not watch some of my mini-videos and podcasts?