Welcome to the personal website of Author
C Osborne Rapley

Clive is author of the of
Sci Fi and Historical Fantasy Romance novels now available from Amazon, Apple iBooks and Barnes & Noble.
www.cosbornerapley.com

He has kept bees for several years and written an ebook titled
Natural Beekeeping Using Top Bar Beehives. The book is currently being re-written to make it suitable for uploading to Amazon as due to the new EU VAT laws he can no longer sell his books from his own websites:
www.topbarbeekeeping.com

In addition to beekeeping Clive has kept freshwater and marine tropical fish for many years. He has also written an ebook on keeping tropical fish titled
An Introduction to Fresh Water & Marine Fish Keeping also being re-written for uploading to Amazon:

Thinking of Building your own Rigid Inflatable boat? Clive has Constructed a Gemini RIB using tubes and plans from Gemini Marine Industries. The full story of Building a Gemini RIB is available Here

Family Trees for Rapley and Osborne Going back to 1678 for Rapley and 1705 for Osborne. Go to family trees Here

Surviving Lymphatic Cancer. A personal account of the trials and tribulations of (mis)diagnosis and treatment. Read the full story Here