I was Educated in the U.K. with a degree at Canterbury, England, and a post graduate qualification in Cyprus. I have taught at Further Education level and also trained as a Government Assistant assessor as well as writing educational units and Full Time Courses. I moved to Crete 17 years ago and have worked as an English language teacher for all this period. I have also trained as an examiner for the Oral Exam in English. When not teaching I am a practicing Artist mainly involved in Botanical Illustration of rare Cretan plants. I have been published in the USA and U.K. As well as exhibiting in the U.K. and Crete.