After the author completed his B.A. at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. He then went to Paris to complete his education and lived there for ten years. He was awarded a Canada Council Grant and earned his Doctorate at the Sorbonne. As a student he held the post of English assistant and taught in the high schools of Paris for three years.
Later he was appointed Professor for three years the Ecole des Traducteurs et Interpretes under the aegis of the University of Paris. Then, after his marriage, he returned to U.B.C. to accept an appointment in the Department of French. He has published a number of articles, three textbooks, and co-authored a fourth with his with his wife.
His work in fiction are Other Voices, Other Climes (a collection of ten unique stories) and three novels: Shadows on the Seine: Paris 1952; Diamonds from the Dark Side, and Echoes From the Past.
A new novel, A Wild Yukon Adventure, will be available in February 2005.
The author now resides n West Vancouver, British Columbia, and winters in California.