If asked why he flew Lancaster bombers he replied, “because they wouldn’t give me a fast one.”
See: Reluctant Hero.
Attending numerous schools due to the family moving for Bill’s work, John learned quickly to enjoy the most of the moment, and to not take life too seriously.
See: Tripping Over.
His books are a glimpse into his world and the imagination that has grown from those life experiences; working in a bank, as an hotelier.
See: Sex, Lies & Crazy People.
John and his family took the bold step of migrating to Australia as ‘ten pound Poms’.
See: Living Upside Down.
After specialising in global pest control, fumigation, and timber preservation, they diversified into farming Javan Rusa deer, in the South Burnett.
After retirement in 2003 and unable to play golf, he discovered a latent passion for writing.
Living Upside Down is John’s debut novel to feature the adventures of Sue and Roger, after writing the three true stories: Reluctant Hero, Tripping Over and Sex, Lies & Crazy People.
Living Upside Down was inspired, in part by the author’s thirty-five years of experience in the global pest control industry, life in the Archipelago, and migrating as ten pound poms.