British born, retired newspaper journalist, writer and poet. Has worked in UK, Europe and SE Asia. Supports animal rights and welfare. Vegetarian and poet. Sings to pets and talks to birds and animals. Loves history, music, languages, international cooking. Now living in Australia with wife Saiisunee and twin sons James and Anthony.
As well as a selection of charming short poems the book includes comment by the writer on animal welfare and cruelty and environmental protection. It calls for worldwide empathy and compassion for animals at a time when animal cruelty and slaughter is the worst it has ever been in the human history.
A lifetime's selection of poems by retired newspaper journalist James Larkin dating from the 1950s until present day. Most of the work is romantic and presented in plain English and yet has a musical flow to much of its meter.
The modern world is obsessed with eating. Never has humanity eaten so much. Consequently half of the world's population is overweight. Illness and disease increases. Health costs soar and will rise more. It is time to change our attitude to food. Journalist James Larkin did - and it saved his life.