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Gender MALE
Location Auckland, New Zealand
Introduction Still a wide-eyed expat no longer in Doha but instead enjoying the laid-back lifestyle of the UAE's third city, eager to share the miracles and wonder, or at least explain them to himself (other pearls as and when dredged up); dad to three high achiever sons, Pop (!) to four smart and adorable grandkids, longtime partner and now husband of Angela who started teaching in the Gulf Feb 09, happy to be houseboy with a bit of spare time to ferret about and do this blog, maybe take on some ESoL or other suitable honest toil; sometime student, journalist, factory worker, nightshift bank EDP op, rubbish truck driver, playcentre mum, hall caretaker, mobile librarian, tax advisor, overhead crane operator, mobile children's bookshop manager/dogsbody, forecourt monkey, garden bark production supervisor, telemarketer, book sales rep, stocktake supervisor and auditor, (why isn't he an author then?), Scratch Orchestra member, actor, SF devotee, eclectic listener, Citroeniste, bush dweller, beach lover, traveller manque.