English, born and grew up in Yorkshire. Live in the Middle East. Work as a writer and editor. Amateur archaeologist. Keen gamer (PC and consoles are fine, but my real love is tabletop RPGs). Making maps and pictures is a hobby.
Favourite Visual Artist
John Atkinson Grimshaw, Angus McBride, Brom, Keith Parkinson, Dave Trampier, Erol Otus, Eric Hotz, PRB
Big Lebowski, Withnail & I
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Richard Thompson, Martin Carthy, Davy Graham, Iron Maiden, Queen, the White Stripes.
Patrick O'Brian, Katherine Kerr, David Gemmell
Pathfinder RPG, Hero System 6th Edition, HârnMaster Gold, OD&D, AD&D1e, D&D3.5e, GURPS, C&S, RuneQuest, Traveller
Favourite Gaming Platform
The tabletop. Polyhedral dice and imagination beat pixels every time.
Tools of the Trade
Poser Pro 2014, Vue 12 Infinite, Zbrush, PSP, PostworkShop, RealityPaint, Campaign Cartographer 3.
My family, gaming, reading fantasy and SF, medieval archaeology, playing guitar and mandolin.