63 years old
Current StatusHave you ever had the feeling that those you look to for guidance and leadership are in need of guidance and leadership themselves. I refer, of course, to our completely out of touch ruling class!
Are you a ...?Writer published in mags, etcWhat genre do you primarily write in?Other non-fictionIf you write in more than one area, what is your next most favoured genre?Short fictionAre your reading habits ...?OmnivorousWho is your favourite author(s)?Charles Dickens, Bill Bryson.And your all time favourite books? (You can change these at any time, by the way ...)All Dickens and all Bryson. Paulo Coehlo, William Dalrymple, Ranulph Fiennes, Howard Marks. All their books are my favourites.What are your working habits when you write?ProcastinatoryAre you the edit-every-sentence-ten-times type, or do you prefer to let rip?Some self-editingYour ultimate writing ambition?To earn a modest living.Your worst habit?Easily distracted.Your opinion on the books industry?Too much celebrity and hype, but good books still get throughWhere do you write?In my studyWhat else do you want Word Clouders to know? eg: do you have 9 cats / like paragliding / eat nothing but tinned fish / work in the bath / live in Kettering?I have an ancient dog, Tara, 19 this October. I love to walk in my local mountains. I like street photography. I love good coffee houses.