Roger Long


Roger Long was born in South London in 1947. In the late sixties he began a career as a primary school teacher. He met his wife, June, while teaching in Kent and they moved to Cornwall at the end of the seventies with three children from June’s previous marriage, and another on the way. Their second child was born eighteen months later. By the mid nineties the stresses and pressures of teaching were beginning to take a toll on his health and Roger took an early retirement from the job that had given him so much pleasure. He and June continue to live in Cornwall and both work part-time while enjoying the freedom that semi-retirement provides.

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Put Your Pens Down
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 94,260. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Urban
The third in the series of books following the fortunes of Charlie Bristle, a primary school teacher, and his family and friends.
Now Just Listen
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 98,860. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2011 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Launched from an all boys school in nineteen sixty five and into Teacher Training College a new world opens up for Charlie Bristle. A world of new friendships, a few interesting mishaps... and some very interesting girls. Girls with some unusual ideas

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