Children's Poet and Author
Born: I was born in 1951, in Tripoli, North Africa.
Early life: My father was in the British Army, so I spent my childhood in North Africa, Germany and Hong Kong.
School: From age 11-18, I was at a boarding grammar school in Suffolk.
University: I studied English Literature at Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge.
Teacher Training: PGCE at Dept of Education, University of Cambridge.
Early Career: A primary school teacher, then Special Needs Support Teacher (primary) in Cambridge.
Family: I live with my wife. I have two, grown-up children. And now, in 2019, one grandchild.
Likes: Writing, reading, walking, talking, listening, cooking, music, comedy, Art of all kinds. Mindful meditation.
Home: A small terraced house in Cambridge, England.