Hails from St Andrews, Scotland, now lives on Merseyside with his wife Elisabeth. Draws support for writing from her and from Formby Writers. Enjoys reading and writing short stories, also meeting up with his children and their families. Work background was in mental health social work (hospital and community), then higher education; and after retiring he re-trained as a counsellor, to work in a bereavement centre then an NHS locality counselling service.
He volunteers for Samaritans and church pastoral care. ‘Mad Worlds…’ is his first novel - and (a history graduate) he thirsts to write more historical fiction.
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