BACKGROUND: European parents; single child; abusive alcoholic father; Marist Brothers (class dunce); Ghost Riders biker; alcoholic; drug addict; diesel mechanic-welder; RAAF avionics (ADM); married twice; recovered alcoholic and addict; Bachelor of Health Science (rehab counselling) (class dux); Postgraduate Cert (Grief and Bereavement Counselling); 20 year counselling career; currently a volunteer worker.

HOBBIES: Art; scale modelling (scratch building); road cycling (racing).

CURRENT BUILDS:
Wardell Bridge 1:72 scratch-build.
Bridge on River Kwai, 1:150 scratch-build.
U-2540, in The Armada Group.
ADLIB-1, in Sci-Fi Group, 1:150 scratch-build.