Born in Beaumaris, I moved to Highgate, London with my family then returned to Australia in 1968. Travelled across the Nullarbor Plain up the East coast to Cook Town Queensland. Lived in Canberra, then spent several years in the spectacular landscape on the Shoalhaven River. First one-person exhibition of Landscape oil paintings in Colchester, Essex, UK in 1980. Made various paint trips to Europe, mainly Italy and France as well as Spain, Ireland and Scotland and other areas of Wales. Also made several extended trips back to the Shoalhaven, living for one year at Culburra Beach, NSW. Spent several years in Melbourne, painting around the bay and recently returned from paintings trip in Italy and the Grampians.