Born, bred and educated in West London. Moved to Kent on marriage in 1966 when I was a trainee telephone engineer (GPO). Joined police service in 1969 and served at various locations and roles in Kent and had secondments with Metropolitan Police and Home Office.
On retirement from police service moved to Lyonshall (1999) and worked for further 10 years in special needs education. Interests include narrowboats, caravanning, photography and all aspects of technology.