The Memoir Man Blog

 

  • The autobiography Vin Garbutt wrote in his final years rocketed to number one in Amazon’s Biographies of Folk Musicians chart within 24 hours of its release in paperback and ebook versions. Folk legend Vin, who was 69, passed away on June 6 2017 after undergoing heart surgery at James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough. He […]

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  • 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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  • 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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