Born Manchester, August 1927.
Volunteered for wartime Royal Navy, 1944 and served my time in British Pacific Fleet, latterly on staff of Commander-in-Chief.
Thereafter journalism in Manchester, Publicity Manager for companies in Rochdale and Bradford.
Writing, in sequence over the years:
Short stories and essays for magazines and BBC radio;
Talks for BBC radio;
A dozen plays for stage and BBC Radio 4;
Attached Writer to Lincoln Theatre Royal (1970’s when it was still a producing theatre.)
Books: ‘The British in the First World War;
three novels (Hodder & Stoughton) – latest ‘There was a time’ (set in Lincolnshire) published June 2017.
Society of Authors.