I was born in Caterham, Surrey in 1956 the youngest of four children and I have lived most of my life in Surrey though I have never returned to the town of my birth.
I am married to Tina and we have three sons Ben, Josh and Sam and Tina and the boys provide a great deal of inspiration for my writing.
We are actively involved in our local church, where Tina also teaches Sunday school.
I have spent almost all my working life working in warehousing and distribution or what is now fashionably referred to as Logistics.
After 22 years in the same position I was made redundant and then briefly worked as a custody assistant for the Surrey police force before finding my present job back in logistics.
I have been writing for about twenty five years, principally, for my own amusement although I have had some success getting my work published also. I mainly write poetry, which varies greatly in length (from two lines to 20k words) and in subject, though I favour humour. I also write short biography, anecdotes, short stories, and articles.
My longest piece thus far is a 20k words adaptation of Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol in verse which I have used as the core of a Christmas book which contains history, origins, Myth and Legend about the Christmas season which I have titled “The Christmas Companion”.
My Work Has Been Published In Print
Anchor Books, Ancient Heart Magazine, Decanto, Dial 174, Dogma Books, Earth Love, Erbacce, Feelings, Funny Paper, The Great Northern, Green Queen, Paw Prints, Laughout, Jaam Tracks, The Journal, The Mozzie, Now You Know, Pennine Ink, Poetic Hours, Poetic Licence, Poetry Now, Romance Adventure, Roundyhouse, Select Six, Serenity, Spire Poetry Poster, Splizz,
Sp Quill, Taj Mahal Review, Triumph House, Visionary Tongue, Weeds Corner, Windhover And Write On. Also I Will Have A Piece In An American Chapbook Publication Later In 2007 Called Panderings.
And In Internet Publications
About The Arts, The Alternative Travel Magazine, Autumn Leaves, Cafe Del Soul, Christmas Time, Community Of Love, Creative Expression, The Farcehaven Tribune, Fresh, HagsHarlotsHeroines, LovePoetry, Mina’s Poems, The People's Poet, Phoenix New Life Poetry, Slip Tongue, We Love Poems And Writers Voice
You Can Also Find My Work
On The Following Sites
ABCtales, Allpoetry, Café Des Poetes, Dreamers Reality, Emerging Poets, I Love Poetry, Love Poetry Café, Love Poets Cafe, Lovingyou.Com, Movethat.Com London Poetry, Poetry Post, Poetry.Com, Poets.com, The Poets Roadhouse, Poetry Highway, Poetrykafe, poets moonlight, The Poets Roadhouse, The Poet Sanctuary, Scottish Writers, Sharepoetry, Storywrite, Spoiled Ink, The Starlite Café And Web Poetry Corner.
I Am Also A Joint Poet On Peculiar Poetry And Have Been Featured On The Homegrown Podcast And I Am Also A Member Of The World Poets Society.