Born in St Annes on Sea, Lancs, a ‘sand-grown-un’ near the big tides and beaches of the Ribble Estuary. Over the past forty years a poet, playwright, drama teacher, ecologist. Now living on the edge of Exmoor and a member of Fire River Poets in Taunton.
A prize-winner in several national poetry competitions and fortunate to have had a series of full-length plays performed by young people at the Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre in Taunton. Author of Nature Notes Calendar (Jynx Books 2020) and a monthly nature columnist for Somerset Life magazine.
He studied English Literature at Leeds University and trained to teach English and Drama at St Martin’s College, Lancaster.
He taught in Cornwall and then became Head of Drama at Heathfield School, Taunton.
Author of eight full-length plays for young people, including Heartland, The Name of the Beast, Hope Street, Brave New World and Tracks of the Free. He has been fortunate enough to be able to direct and stage them all at The Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre, Taunton.