The Memoir Man Blog

 

  • Sales of the autobiography of the late orthopaedic surgeon John Anderson, who transformed thousands of Teesside lives by introducing joint replacement to the region, have raised £1,000 for charity. The Man Behind The Mask tells the story of steelworker’s son, John Anderson’s journey from the streets of Middlesbrough town centre to being honoured by the […]

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  • Many people in the Teesside area will have known John Anderson CBE, the orthopaedic surgeon who pioneered joint replacement surgery in the region. Sadly, John passed away in the summer. His autobiography, The Man Behind The Mask, is now on sale, with all profits going to the Diocese of Middlesbrough Lourdes Fund and the NSPCC. […]

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  • American investor Anthony Pompliano recently upset the sensitive world of the Twitterati with his list of habits of the most successful people he’s met. It read like a nine-point synopsis of every self-help or management motivational book you’ve never read. Of all the hundreds of sarcastic responses the Tweet elicited, my favourite came from Alex […]

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  • The mystery of Mr Grebbit has been solved. Benedict was very excited when a new classroom assistant joined the staff at his nursery. “Who’s the new man working in your classroom,” Mammy asked him. “That’s Mr Grebbit,” Benedict replied. It was a somewhat unusual name, we thought, but at the same time it seemed to suit […]

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