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May 29 1949
Purley. Surrey. UK.
About Me
My father was from Limehouse East London, my mother was from Arbroath, Scotland. I left school at 15 to work as a steam locomotive fireman. I joined the Royal Air Force in 1968 and was in Libya for the British withdrawal following the country's revolution. I had a demolition/haulage company and then worked as a demolition site manager (now retired). I've had a small amount of non-fiction published, but no fiction. I've 4 children and 8 grandchildren. Always been happily married to the same girl.
Type of Writer
Writing Style
Novels, rhyming verse.
Family. Writing. Spending time in London. Spending time in Scotland. Royal Air Force Association. My little black dog. Garden and DIY. Carling Black Label and Single Malt Scotch Whisky.
Favorite Books
Just William books. The Dogs of War. The Odessa File. Guy Gibson biography.
Favorite Poets
William Wordsworth. Robert Burns.
Favorite Quote
That best portion of a good man's life, His little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love. William Wordsworth. A Man's A Man For A' That. Robert Burns.
Favorite Music
Sixties and seventies. Favourite 45s B sides: Cross My Heart, Billy Fury. Baby You're A Rich Man, the Beatles. Play With Fire, The Rolling Stones.
Favorite Movies
Oliver. The sound of music. An Officer and a Gentleman. Zulu. Cromwell. Battle of Britain. How the West Was Won. Dirty Dancing. Once upon a time in the Midlands. Love, Honour, and Obey. Sunshine On Leith.
Favorite Shows
Buddy. Grease. The Rat Pack.
    Rated: 18+ · Romance/Love · #1606892
    A story of romance, with some ghostly interference.
    Rated: 18+ · Romance/Love · #2031070
    Life's special years. Rhyme.
    Rated: E · Transportation · #2034700
    A steam train sets off for the salt mine in winter.
    Rated: 13+ · Emotional · #1497846
    For my daughter. And maybe some other people's as well. Rhyme.
    Rated: 13+ · Folklore · #1531537
    A spooky walk home. Rhyme.
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