TOTALLY TED 2!
More Witty Reflections on Modern Life from a Grumpy Old Westcountry Man
by Ted Sherrell
Well-known Devon author and self-confessed grumpy old cynic Ted Sherrell shares
even more of his many and varied opinions and conclusions about modern life in Totally Ted 2!
As a complete technophobe, anything from a pressure-washer to fixing the toilet
seat can become a major incident, and the ever increasing amount of junk mail,
or the vexed complications of buying a new broom, are likely to drive Ted to
the edge of despair. However, once again Ted’s columns, which first appeared in newspapers across West Devon and East
Cornwall, are also imbued with excellent humour and increasingly more wisdom.
Born and educated in West Devon, Ted Sherrell has had an interesting and most
diverse working career; past work including being a civil servant, newspaper
reporter, fireman, factory worker, door-to-door salesman, insurance agent,
shopkeeper, proofreader and as a business adviser calling principally on farms
in Devon and Cornwall.
A farmer’s son, he has worked amongst and been around the farming and rural communities
of Devonshire for most of his life. He draws greatly upon this background – plus his various working experiences – when writing his novels and short stories.
In past years he gained an Honours Degree in History through a correspondence
course and, as well as his writing career, Ted Sherrell was for many years
involved in local government as a member of Tavistock Town Council, where in
2013 he was made the first ever Freeman of Tavistock. He has also been a member
of West Devon Borough Council and is a Justice of the Peace.