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Industry Arts
Occupation Writer
Location Northumberland, United Kingdom
Introduction Born in Ballymena. Graduated B.A. in French & Education. Spent 28 years teaching. Three Micro Horror prizes and an honoree in The 2009 Binnacle Comp. Full lists of what went where availble on Facebook Notes and in the Vaults at Parallel Oonahverse. Judge of The Shine Poetry Competition 2008. Managing Editor at http://www.everydaypoets.com Anthologies: The Very Best of Every Day Fiction 2008 and 2009 Toe Tags 2009, A Man of Few Words Short Library 2008 Ambition - to have a whole book to myself :) Live at The Cumberland Arms 2011 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZLRoPrvm2zY
Interests Literature, cooking, film, almost anything that doesn't involve shops.
Favorite Movies In no particualr order: The Dish, Contact, The Lord of the Rings trilogy, any Star Trek, As Good as it Gets, Mr, Skeffington, Pleasantville, Lost in Translation, Brief Encounter, Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe, La Cage aux Folles, Dracula - Dead and Loving it, Apollo 13, The DaVinci Code.
Favorite Music Queen, Leonard Cohen, Opera - even the a-tonal stuff and Tchaikovski's Pathetique are a few of my favourites.
Favorite Books The Waves - Virginia Woolf, Zen and the art of Mototcycle Maintenance - Robert Persig, Lord of the Rings and the Narnia Chronicles, anything by Jeanette Winterson, The Book of Mercy by Leonard Cohen, The complete works of Oscar Wilde but De Profundis is amazing! Biographies - they always outstrip any fiction. Anything Michael Bywater or AC Grayling ever wrote.

Will the human race survive long enough to find out what's out there?