In-between writing ‘proper’ books, the author often dashes off an essay on anything that amuses him or otherwise catches his attention. Fingers to the Keyboard is an eclectic mix and collection of these essays on topics such as the stupidity of politicians, the idiosyncrasies of English grammar, the baiting of scammers, the trials and tribulations of being hard of hearing, commentaries on various sports, religious extremism, the beauty of mathematics, film and book reviews, and a miscellany of grumpy old man moans and groans.
Dr R G ‘Ben’ Bennetts is a retired engineer, now spending his time walking long-distance trails in the countryside, socializing with his children, their partners, and his grandchildren, and writing articles and books. During his professional career, he authored two technical books and just under one hundred technical papers. Since retiring he has written a further five books on a variety of topics: religion (he's an atheist), his professional career (electronics engineer and consultant), walking long-distance trails, his boyhood in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) and, most recently, a collection of essays on various topical and personal subjects.read more