Raymond Johnson

Biography

Born Prudhoe on Tyne, Northumberland, England 30 November 1937
I left Prudhoe west school at 15 1952 just before Christmas and started work in between Christmas and the New year in a local Garage for the princely sum of £1and 2s and 6p (113 pence) for a 48hour week. It seems Laughable considering the minimum wage is (613 pence per hour) the days of slave labour are over. Completing my apprenticeship in March 1959 followed by 2 years compulsory National Service serving overseas. Joining BKS, now British Airways as a ground Equipment Engineer. Also having other interests I qualified as a (Fellow of the international council for Health and Holistic Therapist’s) FICHHT now retired. I joined a creative writing class discovering I could write poetry having published over 100 poems, one in particular which I received a thank you letter from Her Majesty Queen Elisabeth 2nd. Other interests a sequel to Lord Rupert Blocky, also a study of the problems of Dyslexia
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Books

The Moon In The Sky
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A short collection of poems of various subject some humerous some serious and thoughtfull
Magnetism of Glenhead
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,520. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Set in a Scottish glen a young couple got married just before the onset of war.All eligible men in the glen were called to service leaving the women to cope

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