Author: Peter

Peter N Bernfeld was born at a conventionally early age, thereafter he tended to avoid convention and did things his way.
Ex helicopter pilot, ex airline pilot, ex-restauranteur, ex-hypnotherapist. Having almost sailed around the World in a small boat, he is now working as a bus driver in the UK to fund the next adventure. He has written several books, seven self-published and three published by American publishers. Visit my Amazon author’s page http://www.amazon.co.uk/-/e/B008O89WFO

Delusion–part one:

delusion:1) a mistaken or misleading opinion, belief, idea etc 2) psychiatry a belief held in the face of evidence to the contrary, that is resistant to all reason My thanks to the Collins English Dictionary (Millennium edition) for the above definition. The…

I test drive a Nissan Leaf

I’m currently enjoying a weeks holiday, and with time on his hands, what’s a chap to do but take a shiny toy for a test drive. I had the car for two days, and made a short video about it,…

Ground Control to Major Tim

Hip hip hooey, the first Brit in space has just made it to the ISS–er, not exactly. The Woman from Mars: Helen Sharman, remember her? Don’t worry if you don’t, the Press will (grudgingly) remind you. She was actually the…

Dave, got a minute?

Hi Dave, me again. Just thought that I’d flag up a couple of potential problems for you, as we both know that forward planning doesn’t appear to be one of your strengths. Sorry to be a nuisance and all that,…

Ssshh-don’t mention the war!

Oh what a lovely war: Things are shaping up nicely here at Westminster, ladies and gentlemen. Dave (UK PM Cameron) announced that there was a plan~then went quiet when he realised it consisted of bombing Syria because everybody else was. So-called hard…

Crumbling Chinese fortune (cookies)

Hello, good morning and welcome to President Xi Jinping, head of the world’s largest single-party state and non-acknowledged head of Chinese industry, banking and espionage. Depending on who you believe, Xi has either come to conduct business at the highest…

And now for the football results

Moscow Dynamo–Three——Washington Wonderers—–Nil To be honest, it wasn’t even a close match. In the opening minutes, Moscow Dynamo’s energetic centre forward, President (Vlad the Invader) Putin adroitly blindsided the entire Washington team and annexed the Crimea. Washington team captain President…

Beware the smiling bear

Vlad the Invader, Russia’s President Putin, freed from the bothersome necessity of having to fight any meaningful election campaigns, has been playing a long game. After successfully annexing the Crimea and cowing any Crimean opposition by the tried and tested, Stalinist…

Work in progress has progressed

Amazing what you can do when you run into a self-imposed deadline and the self-imposed penalty for missing it is no more ice-cream for a Sunday treat! [yes, the diet is going well, thank you for asking]. Victor in the…

Schedule, what schedule?

Finally, I’ve uploaded the file for Victor in the Netherworld to Amazon–KDP to be precise. Now, I usually hit the publish button as soon as I upload the file and the cover, but this time I want to do a…