‘Mysteries and Conundrums’

Andy Smith

South East
Notice Period:
Short (maybe less than one month's notice)
Paid: £75 plus travel expenses
21st November 2021
Philosophy | Entertaining | Challenge Limiting Beliefs

Has science and technology got it all worked out, or are there aspects of our human existence, environment and experience about which boffins and psychologists are still pretty clueless?

Why do some beetles have an integral satnav system? Why do we fall in love ... and then out of it again? Could you be swallowed by a whale and survive?

Andy Smith offers a tentative response to such questions in this poetic presentation ... and comes to very few definite conclusions.

Views: 223 | Enquiries: 3

About Andy Smith

Andy is a performance poet and entertainer, author and former business communicator who has two artificial limbs, a wonderful wife, three fine children, a whippet called Tamba and a tabby called Toby. (He also had two feisty chickens until Basil Brush made their acquaintance).

Andy engages live and digital audiences with his poetry and related commentary; plenty of light-hearted humour ... and a smattering of history. And once a year the bionic bard and his long-suffering spouse make a trip to West Africa to support and encourage victims of trauma.

Recent endorsements include:

“I just wanted to personally say "thank you" - and also on behalf of our Group - for your interesting, lighthearted, humorous and, above all, inspirational talk yesterday morning. To put your experiences into poems was a winning formula with our audience … “ John Sutton, Programme Secretary, Thame & District U3A

“You spoke to our group earlier this year, and we so enjoyed your poetic presentation that I am inviting you back to speak to us in person!” Michelle Hartman - Vice Chairperson, Stanmore & District U3A

“Thank you for giving us an excellent talk. A group of us were discussing it afterwards and there was universal admiration for your presentation and your poetry.” Dr Adrian J Delnevo, Vice Chairperson, Witney U3A

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