Writer. Former astrophysicist and astronomer, then defence analyst, then Public Affairs/PR advisor. Involved in national and local UK politics. Re-enactor, period cook and period gardener. Studied theology and has a life-long passion for history. Living in Wales running own business consultancy. Loves writing; wrote first novel when fifteen, and several short stories. Written several scripts for stage and TV. Recently completed a novel about Berlin set in 1945. Preparing a second novel set in Budapest in 1956.