Career began as engineers patternmaker in England. Through foundry industry to management (migrated to NZ in 1965) Operated own 4x4 mini bus touring business in 1980"s and early 90"s. Returned to patternmaking for final years up to retirement.
Retired early in 2004.
Had twin daughters in 1967,now have 4 grandchildren spanning 19 years through 3 years of age. Wife & I still tramp 5 to 7 hours every Sunday and make multi day trips several times each year
Computer, Tramping (hiking/backpacking, 4WD driving, camping and the outdoors in general. Mountain biking.
Win XP SP2
hp pavilion 522a 1.7GHz Celeron, 512 MB RAM, 40GB hard drive. ADSL broadband connection
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