WE HAVE OUR LIVES
Mike Hoyle and Clive Burlton
We Have Our Lives is a collection of extraordinary stories of the lives of some of the men from the Diocese of Bristol who fought and died in the First World War. In this book – commissioned by Bristol Cathedral – their stories and photos are collected together as a lasting memorial to their sacrifice.
BRISTOL’S AUSTRALIAN PIONEER
Robert Bush travelled to Australia in 1877, where he become a sheep farmer, influential politician and founding vice-president of the Western Australia Cricket Association. He returned as a millionaire and bought Bishop’s Knoll mansion, overlooking Avon Gorge. At the start of WW1 he converted it into 100-bed hospital to treat the Australian wounded.
LOUISE BROWN: MY LIFE AS THE WORLD’S FIRST TEST-TUBE BABY
Louise Brown was the first person ever to be born through science rather than as the result of two people having sex. The birth was hailed as a “miracle” by the world’s media, making her instantly famous. For the first time Louise tells the story of her world changing birth and its impact on her life.