Born in Malta during the seige March 1942 of British parents. Returned to Glasgow, Scotland, home of father 1944.
Bad health sustained through continual bombing and malnutrition in Malta forced a move to southern England in 1948.
Although passed the 11+ examination, true education did not start until apprenticed on Monotype in 1957. College education continued (mostly part-time) until the 90's. College teacher early 60's on Monotype and related subjects.
A new career in the world of Insurance started in 1969 with the purchase of a CIS "book". 1972-1977: Inspector with Equity & Law. 1978-1987: Inspector (then Manager) with Scottish Mutual. 1987-present: Running a small IFA practice.