Profile: Terry Dillon

About This Author

Terence Dillon has led a successful life in education as a headmaster, one of Her Majesty’s Inspectors of Schools, and as an international educational consultant. He has provided advice on school inspection in Romania, South Africa, Montenegro and Trinidad and Tobago. he is a keen sportsman and has coached both rugby and rowing, the latter to international level. He was born in Yorkshire, the son of a coalminer. He now lives in the Cotswolds, where he is a governor of the local Catholic primary school, St Catharine’s. His other books include, ‘Light Me A Candle,’ ‘The King’s Beacon,’ ‘Quarry Lane,’ ‘A Long Way Home’, ‘Deceit’, ‘Jack and the Civil War in Chipping Campden’ and 'Aurora, Me and South Africa'.

This Author's Books

The book covers the life of Terence Dillon. Terence was born in a mining village in Yorkshire. His father worked in the local mine, but had talent as a trombone player. Through his encouragement and that of his uncles, who were also brass players, Terence....
ISBN: 9781786976475
Published: 21 January 2017
Deceit is concerned with the life of headteacher Peter Delaney, and the implications of his finding the body of one of his pupils in his parish church. The investigation which follows implicates a pupil from one of Delaney’s former schools, Joe Webster, w....
ISBN: 9781784077860
Published: 10 June 2014
Anyone interested in the life of immigrants will be intrigued by Justice, the sequel of A Long Way Home. Dillon has managed to capture the implications for two Irish immigrants of the different stance they take in their adopted country – the one accepting....
ISBN: 9781785102356
Published: 5 November 2014
‘Pirates in the Cotswolds?’ is a fictional story based on a mystery of the 1660s concerned with piracy, robbery and hangings. It describes the experiences of a ten-year-old boy, Tobias, who witnesses all three, and develops into the mystery of what happen....
ISBN: 9781785107887
Published: 11 May 2015
Synopsis Place the Oars Carefully Rowing is not a sport for the faint hearted. It demands time and commitment, especially by those who are determined to achieve success at the highest level. This fictional book, Place the Oar Carefully, recounts the story....
ISBN: 9781786970657
Published: 14 June 2016