I am Philip Spires, from Wakefield, UK. After London University I spent 2 years in Kenya, the basis for my novel, Mission. Aftrer 16 years in London education, I completed a Master's and moved to Brunei until 1999. For the next three years I worked in Zayed University, Abu Dhabi. I now live in Spain, running a small tourism business. I have completed a PhD in the contribution of education to personal and economic development in the Philippines and, after that, my first published novel, Mission.