David Hay was born in England and educated there until he went to Canada at the age of eleven.(He took his parents with him)
He studied broadcasting(radio, tv, and film production)in British Columbia and business in California before he returned to the UK
to start his own film production company in London's famous Covent Garden.
Widely travelled, he worked and lived in Africa, the Middle East and Europe and counts among his favourtie places, the Amalfi coast in Southern Italy.
Creative influences include: Spike Milligan, Peter Sellars, Charles Dickens and Edgar Allen Poe. Specific to his poems: Robert Service and Dylan Thomas.
He writes off-beat comedy fiction, poems, and under a pen name -- mystery novels.
His other great passion is music, greatly influenced by blues, country, Opera, jazz and rock.
He creates instrumental music under the name Sambo Rouge.
He has a penchant for classic cars, having owned both a Jaguar Mark 2 and an E type(XKE), and had the privilege of meeting
both Sir William Lyons, the creator of Jaguar, and William Heynes, the designer of the famous XK engine.
David now lives in Hertfordshire, about an hour from London.
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by David Hay
Published: February 3, 2014
» U.K. Poetry
If you love words, language, and poetry, you will love this. Hay runs the gamut from humour to profundity with various stops in between.
He uses words like verbal paint and has been known to even make some up(to great effect). Above all, this work is enjoyable and will touch you.
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