I was educated at Oxford University, reading Latin and Greek at The Queen's College. The college's outstanding poet is Ernest Dowson.
I was awarded a Doctorate on the Roman epigrammatist Martial in 1994.
The following year I had a breakdown and had to abandon the academic life. The year after that the Muses came. Nothing has been the same since.
I have been published in nearly 50 different British small press magazines and have two full-length collections of poetry. More than half the poems on this website are new and will belong to a third.
I am also working on verse translations of the Roman satirist Juvenal and Greek epigrams from the Palatine Anthology.
I live in St.Albans, near London, with my widowed mother. We enjoy feeding grey squirrels.