"If you enjoy Raymond Hollins' writing, an even better treat is to hear it straight from the author. I have a copy of Ray's "Another Daily Advancement in Masonic Knowledge" - Ten Short Talks on the Craft. It's a two-CD set and is absolutely superb. To hear the spoken word with the intended nuances and inflections of the writer lends an additional joy to the work. I listen to them on my way to work and start the day with a daily advancement.
How lucky will future generations feel when they can listen to the Author first hand? How would we feel if we could listen to Masonic writers of old? This is a true legacy for the Craft."
W. Bro. Alan Otton, P.Prov.AGDC, Junior List Administrator for The UK Mason List
"The set of five are an ideal addition to a Lodge library, as anyone can give the talks, and will make for a much more interesting meeting.
"With these booklets, Lodge meetings need never to be boring again."
John Jackson - Editor - Masonic Quarterly (MQ) Magazine
"These booklets edited and produced by W. Bro. Ray Hollins - I could not have hoped for them to arrive at a more important time.
They are most informative - yet easily read, completely portable, and also make good bedtime reading - I commend them to you"
Rt.W.Bro. B.M. Cooper JP, Past Provincial Grand Master (Worcestershire)
"Now here's a nice idea; booklets, each containing around ten short ten minute talks (or reads) pertaining to an aspect of Freemasonry. So next time you don't have any working to perform in lodge, someone can read out one or more of these chapters before the stampede to the bar.
So there's something for everyone. I suggest you buy one as a sampler; I'm sure you will then buy the rest"
Jack Chisholm - The Square
"I have begun to read your excellent booklets - I have to tell you that this publication of Short Talks is the answer to a Worshipful Master's prayer!"
W. Bro. R.W. Fountaine, P.Prov.SGW (Bucks) SLGR.
"The Province of Worcestershire has just successfully completed an ambitious scheme to address this question of education: five booklets have been produced containing fifty short talks on areas of Masonic concern. Each is presented clearly, simply and in a short enough form to be read to a Lodge in ten or fifteen minutes
I would recommend all Freemasons to buy these booklets; and every Lodge to purchase a set of them."
Michael Baigent MA, Editor - Freemasonry Today
"Fifty splendid Short Talks on the Craft - and great value for money - they will be reviewed in our December issue"
Leo Zanelli, Editor - The Square