I am an East Anglian visual artist and writer. I originate from here in Suffolk, but have spent much of my adult life living and/or working in continental Europe. In 1997 I returned to my native coast after a decade in Paris, spent painting, exhibiting, and teaching English in French companies and universities. Eventually painting led to writing and then gradually the writing came to the fore. I now write full time. A SEA OF STRAW is my first novel.