Born in Manangatang Victoria in 1958, was raised and went to school there, before becoming an apprentice motor mechanic in Robinvale.
Upon completion of apprenticeship, decided it was time to start travelling.
After spending almost a year in Emerald Queensland, went back to Dandenong, where he spent another several months before once again heading north, this time to Darwin.
Working in the construction industry for a number of years, finally joined the army as a mechanic, working out of Puckapunyal and then being transferred back to Darwin.
After almost six years, went into business in the cleaning industry, and after 15 years finally realized, that he could write.
Has attained the rank of black belt in judo.
Likes most sports and travel, and has found a passion or snow skiing..