Born in Manchester, the author left his home and military life in Hereford to move to New Zealand. His future search centred on a better life with more prospects than the UK had to offer at the time. He now lives in Tauranga with his wife, Janet, in the Bay of Plenty region of the North Island.
Ever wish you had 20/20 hindsight, and it was permanent?
The motorcycle Mark Fletcher bought was a limited edition 1975, T140, 750 cc Triumph Bonneville.
He knew that it was special as soon as he saw it beneath the fluorescent lights in the showroom of King’s Motorcycles.