I was born and brought up in historic Stamford in England, but now live near even more historic Oxford. I have a lovely wife, two lovely grown-up children and spouses, two lovely grandchildren, and four lovely step-grandchildren (such is the way of modern life).
I was a journalist for a chunk of my adult life – from junior reporter to editor – until I got really brassed off with working for somebody else and became a freelance editor/writer.
A funny thing happened when I reached 30-ish. I got interested in gardening. I so impressed myself designing my blank-canvas garden that I eventually took a course, and launched myself as a garden designer.
I combined the two enterprises for quite a while, until the gardener was overcome by a resurgent writing bug. So here we are...
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