Tall, thin and handsome, well educated and extremely suave…well actually this is pure fantasy, just like his writing. In fact he’s short, fat, ugly and an educational failure (in his own words).
Having spent his entire working life as an engineer to the textile trade, he decided to write about some of the characters he had met and their problems. Actually, the personal bit is fantasy again; in fact, it’s all somewhere in between.
Any reference to any person dead or not living is purely coincidental.
Stephen is an entertaining fellow and a popular member of the Holmfirth Writers' Group where he often has the other members in hysterics with his funny stories and has one such piece in the Group's second anthology Pennine Reflections. He was also a member of the Huddersfield Author's Circle and his short stories can be heard on Two Valleys Radio.
Mill worker, Willie Arkenthwaite, suddenly, and by his own doing, becomes treasurer of the Murgatroyd's Mill Christmas club. Being rude, crude & terribly rude, how will this docile and inarticulate man accomplish this? With his friends, workmates and many comical mishaps along the way, that's how.