A talented writer who loves country life and looking after his cows
I grew up in a country town in Tasmania, Australia and after finishing high school in 1986 I started as a cadet on the local paper, the Burnie Advocate. After finishing my cadetship, I moved to Sydney, Australia, and spent some time out of journalism; mostly in the IT & T industries in a variety of technical and sales roles. In 2001 I went back into journalism working for an IT publisher. In 2002 I began freelancing and over the years have written for dozens of technology and business publications as well as a couple of inflight magazines. I also produced one issue as managing editor of the Green Pages Business Directory. I now live on the Central Tablelands of NSW, Australia in an off-grid house on a 120-acre farm. We grow hazelnuts commercially and live as sustainably and self-sufficiently as possible with our own cows, sheep, alpacas, ducks and chickens as well as a big vegetable garden.
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