Personal Information

Name

Graham Swanson

Address

Oggie's Place

Town

Bradford Abbas

County

Dorset

Postcode

DT9 6RF

Telephone

01935 414508

Mobile Telephone Number

07884 233325

Email Address

oggieswanson@btinternet.com

Specialist Activities

now retired

Specialist Areas

PHOTOS AVAILABLE
Dry fly fishing UK and abroad
Land and Seascapes British Isles
Worldwide Land and Seascapes
Many of Sri Lanka 1982 to 1990
Boer War sites
Rivers, fly fishing and landscapes Eastern Cape
Coastal sailing Norway, France and British Isles
Fleet Air Arm operations mid-20th century
Images are mainly scans of colour transparencies, colour and B&W negs and photographs.

Professional Details

Short Biography

Retired Fleet Air Arm fighter pilot & Airline captain. Writing & photography since 1972, many covers on country magazines since 1978. Now ‘retired’ to Dorset , aged 87 (in 2018), and scanning many photographs for his memoirs

Professional Activities

None now but stiil have to pay tax on work still published and Royalties

Recent Publications

CRUISING CORK AND KERRY (imray.com)
“Easily the best pilot for this area … as useful ashore as it is afloat” Yachting Monthly

MY War in the Western Desert and Malta 1942 – 1943. Extracts from the diaries of Sub Lieutenant (A) John R Hone RNVR edited by his FAA colleague Graham ‘Oggie’ Swanson.
Many front covers on flyfishing & country magazines, when these advertised content with a pictorial scene only!

Awards

OWPG AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE 2007 BEST GUIDEBOOK ‘CRUISING CORK AND KERRY'(imray.com). Many for B & W prints with photo clubs.