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Steve Roberts - Christchurch Dorset - Freelance Writer - Private Tutor - Public Speaker - ZOOM - Author

 

 

Welcome to Steve Roberts's Website

This is me on location in Christchurch.

I am a freelance writer, but also a private tutor and public speaker. My website will tell you everything you need to know about all of my activities and how to get in touch with me if you think I can help you.

To find out more about my writing, tutoring or public speaking, just follow the links on the left (couldn't be simpler).

I work full-time from home, so am easy to get hold of (just have a look at 'CONTACT ME' below).

If  you want to know more about me, please read my 'Profile' page, which tells you a bit more about my misdemeanours from birth to present.

The 'Destinations' and 'Photographs' pages have lists and pictures of many of the places that I've visited, as travel is an important part of what I write about.

 

And this is me on public speaking duties with Bransgore Townswomen's Guild (22nd July 2019)

PLEASE NOTE THAT I AM NOW ABLE TO OFFER TALKS USING ZOOM. 

 

STATS 

Published articles - 844

Bookings for talks - 28

ZOOM talks done - 2

 

LATEST NEWS

My second book, 'Lesser Known Bournemouth', has been published. I'll be selling copies at my talks. Details to follow here of retail outlets where the book can be purchased, or contact myself or the publisher for details. 

 

3 articles published in the Summer issue of Cotswold Life (Wacky Activities, Notable Births parts 1 and 2)

2 articles published in the Aug/Sep issue of Scottish Islands Explorer (Clickimin Broch and Lunna)

Article published in August's Hertfordshire Life (Hertfordshire's Recovery)

Article published in August's Lake District & Lancashire Life (Lancashire's Castles)

Article published in August's Hampshire Life (Florence Nightingale)

Article published in August's Cotswold Life (The Cotswold Line)

Article published in the Aug/Sep issue of the Christchurch Eye (Christchurch Station) 

Article published in July's Lincolnshire Life (William Cecil)

Letter published in August's Kent Life ('A ray of sunshine')

Article published in August's Suffolk Norfolk Life (Suffolk Inventors)

Article published in This England's Autumn issue (Charles Dickens)

6 articles published in September's Lancashire Magazine (Garstang, Lancaster, Liverpool, Annie Kenney, John Bright, Sir Richard Owen)

Article on Northumberland's Notable Births published in the Aug/Sep issue of The Northumbrian.

Article published in September's Somerset Life (HMP Shepton Mallet)

Article published in the September issue of the Scots Magazine (Battle of Prestonpans)

Article published in September's Highcliffe Herald (When Christchurch Made History)

 

Have a read of my feature about the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon. Published in June's Cotswold Life, you'll find it at the foot of the downloads on the 'Writing' page. 

The Story of Blockley's industrial past - published in Cotswold Life - added to 'Writing' page as a download. Read about my visit to today's picturesque village to find out all about its silk mills.

'Surrey's War Memorials' - published in Surrey Life - added to 'Writing' page as a download. Read about my odyssey to reveal the stories of some of the names etched on the county's memorials.

Another new testimonial added to my Speaking page (a talk given on 9th June 2016). 

'Defending the Solent' - published in British Heritage Travel - added to 'Writing' page as a download. Read about the part played by Carisbrooke, Yarmouth, Calshot, Hurst, Southsea & Portchester in our defence.

'Shakespeare 400' - published in April's Cotswold Life - now added to 'Writing' page. Download the article and try and spot the 24 Shakespeare quotes, each from a different play.

New testimonials added to Writing and Speaking pages. Take a look - I'm quite proud of them!

My book ('Lesser Known Christchurch') has now been published! Thank you to everyone who supported me by attending the book launch at Christchurch Priory.

The book is on sale at several outlets around Christchurch, including the TIC, Red House Museum, Priory Gift Shop, Bookends, Highcliffe Castle and Town Common News. The book can also be ordered online via Amazon.

Here's the front cover - more details on the Roving Press website (www.rovingpress.co.uk). 

 

 

CONTACT ME

E-mail: steveroberts364@yahoo.co.uk 

Mobile: 07986 300164

Twitter: @SRChristchurch

If you take the trouble to get in touch with me, I will guarantee that you will get a response. I am very organised with my e-mail, so any e-mails will get replies.

If you call on either landline or mobile and I am out, please leave a message and I guarantee I will get back to you.

Your enquiry matters to me, so you will get an answer!