Archaeologist working on projects in UK & Ireland since 1976. Have also worked on the excavations at Birka (Sweden) and twice in Beirut, Lebanon (1993 & again in 1994-5).
Have travelled widely all over the world since 1968, usually as an independent backpacker and sometimes alone; stopped counting countries when the number passed sixty.
Some people get their high from booze, some from drugs – I get mine from independent travel!
- Country United Kingdom
- Languages English, Spanish, Arabic, French & German; get by well in Turkish; rusty Russian & Portuguese
- Favourite Places Darwin, Australia (1968, before the cyclone); Phuket beach, Thailand (1974 - just sand, a palm hut & jungle all around); Istanbul (any time); Casa de la Trova, Santiago de Cuba
- Interests Reading; learning languages; world music; international current affairs; ballroom & Latin dancing; and, of course, travel.