Jonny English


Jonny English was born in Rossendale, England, and grew up in the 1950’s near Manchester, England in the heart of the Pennine Hills. He spent his early years on his Grandmother’s farm, The Willows. He was educated at Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar School where he studied Art, Architecture, English Literature and European History.
During his life he has worked and travelled extensively throughout Europe, South America, Central America and Africa, where he personally delivered gifts for the Red Cross School Children and the poor in third world countries.
After joining the Greater Manchester Police Force as a Police Constable during the 1970’s, he began to doubt the credibility of the Force and changed his career path.Today he works as a Senior Chief Estimator for a Corporation in Western Canada. He began writing while living in Cancun, Mexico in 2011.

Smashwords Interview

Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes! The first story I ever wrote was for Cadbury's Rowntree in England. It was about a poor African Family in the bush. I won first prize in the UK wide competition for best story.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up In the North of England, mainly on my Grandmother's farm. This experience gave me lots of ideas to write and encouragement to keep writing, and make it the best I can.
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Where to find Jonny English online


Poison Heads
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 25,970. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
In Poison Heads, Jonny English writes of his first years in the Manchester Police Force at the time of the IRA bombings. A Police Constable who was actually there and on the scene, English “tells all” about life in the Manchester Police Force as it really was during the 1970s: love, corruption, violence and more. This is the true story, told by a man who was there!

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