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Offline Graham Proudlove

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New book available
« on: April 19, 2021, 01:06:55 pm »


I have written a memoir about my time as a caver. It is now available. To order one or more copies do the following:
Go to cavefishes.org.uk.
Find the Menu top right.
Drop to the bottom Menu entry “A series of short passages”.
Follow the instructions provided.
Any questions see the instruction points 7 and 8.
Graham Proudlove
« Last Edit: April 23, 2021, 10:26:34 am by Pegasus »

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Re: New book available
« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2021, 02:32:39 pm »
Might be quicker to go direct to:

https://cavefishes.org.uk/short-passages.php

At £35 HB or £25 SB I will wait for a secondhand copy.

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Re: New book available
« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2021, 07:14:36 pm »
Yes, that is quicker but I specifically didn't give this route so that people would find out about the cavefishes web site!!!

Graham

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Re: New book available
« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2021, 07:30:10 pm »
Might be quicker to go direct to:

https://cavefishes.org.uk/short-passages.php

At £35 HB or £25 SB I will wait for a secondhand copy.

Well you'll not be having my copy because I'll not be parting with a good book like this. :tease:

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Re: New book available
« Reply #4 on: April 19, 2021, 08:24:00 pm »
There is on Ebay a DVD which describes a caver life story for £3.00

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/274759968169

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Re: New book available
« Reply #5 on: April 19, 2021, 11:20:31 pm »
Just received my copy and looks excellent. Beautifully presented, and on initial flick through, loads of interesting chapters. I've been inspired to go on trips after reading Underground Adventure, and Adventures Underground, and I have a feeling this is going to do the same.

Can't wait to get stuck in.

Rhychydwr1, never mind, your loss, that's one more copy for the rest of us :lol:
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Re: New book available
« Reply #6 on: April 20, 2021, 06:31:11 pm »

There is on Ebay a DVD which describes a caver life story for £3.00


And there is on UKC a word which describes a knob head free of charge.

Ah, well, now, you see...erm...

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Re: New book available
« Reply #7 on: April 22, 2021, 05:36:50 pm »
Just got my copy through the post today.

Can't wait to get stuck in.

I did have a brief flick through though and spotted the Ballooning in Peak Cavern story.

Ballooning is what Big Mark (Mark Noble) wrote on the check-in sheet when he took me on my very first trip in Peak in the winter of 79/80.

Mark (Little)

   

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Re: New book available
« Reply #8 on: April 22, 2021, 10:45:10 pm »
... so ...people would find out about the cavefishes web site

Absolutely fascinating site, I'm going to have to come back to it, buy your book and Also listen to the rest of this video which I just found on your site




https://cavefishes.org.uk/

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Re: New book available
« Reply #9 on: April 23, 2021, 05:54:48 pm »
Alastair - Graham and I started caving together when we were both very young. I think you'll find the early stuff in the book of interest.

Graham's passion is cave fishes and this subject features quite a lot in the book. He was switched on to cave fishes originally by the late and sadly missed Dick Glover, a wonderful bloke who taught many of us the fascination of studying caves and not just charging through them as a mere physical challenge. It's all in there.  :thumbsup:

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Re: New book available
« Reply #10 on: April 24, 2021, 02:20:39 am »
Used to have some Blind Cave Fish (Astyanax sp) Fascinating to see them negotiate round a tank, and know exactly where the food arrived  :lol:
No longer 'Exceptionally antagonistic' 'Deliberately inflammatory'

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« Reply #11 on: April 24, 2021, 09:01:24 am »
Used to have some Blind Cave Fish (Astyanax sp) Fascinating to see them negotiate round a tank, and know exactly where the food arrived  :lol:
At least they didn't have to look at you Dave!  :tease:
MNRC

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« Reply #12 on: April 24, 2021, 07:34:53 pm »
... I think you'll find the early stuff in the book of interest....It's all in there.  :thumbsup:

I've had another glowing review from a well known caver today. I'm going to have to buy it right away :)

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Re: New book available
« Reply #13 on: April 24, 2021, 08:04:00 pm »
Just ordered my copy.
I'm not a complete idiot: some parts are missing!

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Re: New book available
« Reply #14 on: April 24, 2021, 09:16:32 pm »
I ordered mine yesterday, come on Alistair get in there mate, otherwise you’ll either have to borrow or wait to pick it up 2nd hand. 🤙









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Re: New book available
« Reply #15 on: April 24, 2021, 11:35:51 pm »
Afraid not blueberry!  :tease:  Was I on a trip with you today? :-\ from your recent posts I know you joined the best caving club within 20m of Castleton primary school, and I’ve tried to cave with our new members over the last couple of weeks. So hopefully I’ve been caving with you  :thumbsup:


Or have I derigged a cave for you recently  :-\

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Re: New book available
« Reply #16 on: April 25, 2021, 09:51:22 am »
We dropped into Oxlow on the 8th, and you derigged it. Keep well.

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Re: New book available
« Reply #17 on: April 25, 2021, 12:36:01 pm »
Very much enjoying reading through so far. Great book, Graham! Of course, with a title like this, I knew it would be.

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Re: New book available
« Reply #18 on: April 26, 2021, 06:26:54 pm »
Received my copy on Saturday. Very enjoyable so far. Lots of nice pics too. Well worth the money.

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Re: New book available
« Reply #19 on: April 28, 2021, 06:48:52 pm »
Cheers graham :) I get to read about HJ and PI at Ash Grove. If you have any other stories about them that you couldn’t put in the book let me know.

Does HJ ever have a lie in? ;) he had me waking up before I normally do for work, to be in ingleton for 9am, 9.04am I get a call “where are you...”.
 I think we were onto the second cave by midday.

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Re: New book available
« Reply #20 on: April 30, 2021, 08:33:16 pm »
Just started reading it ...enjoying the essay format ...makes for very tight focused prose. Its also amusingly written.

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Re: New book available
« Reply #21 on: September 23, 2021, 10:51:38 pm »
Really glad I decided to pick up this book now it's had a price drop! total bargain

 

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