I have spent a lifetime on daily newspapers as a sub-editor, chief sub-editor and assistant to the editor. Member of the Rucksack Club, Climbers’ Club and many other outdoor organisations. Once did an overland trip from Manchester and back to climb in the Karakorum. Widely travelled in Europe for mountaineering and birdwatching. Has written features on 40 different countries. Collects Munros (just a few to do), Corbetts, Donalds, Wainwrights, Marilyns, etc together with classic climbs and bird sightings (feathered variety).; ; copy-editor
Writer: Manchester Evening News and associated newspapers. Weekly columnist, Manchester Evening News; occasional contributor to various outdoor journals and magazines.
Images of Greater Manchester; Royal Manchester from Victoria to Diana; The Making of Manchester: Call of the Wild (contributor).
OWG Award for Excellence 2001 (multiple features).
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Hillwalking; mountaineering; adventure travel; birdwatching; environment; obituaries
Lake District; Peak District; Scottish Highlands.