Profile updated 6/07/18
I am a former Naval Officer, who later worked in the computer industry for many years. Living in rural Hampshire I have a keen interest in local history & heritage, and focus most of my guiding on Winchester, Portsmouth, Southampton and South East Hampshire. Maritime & Transport Heritage, Churches, Cathedrals & Country Houses are major interests.
Collector and student of antiques. Loves looking for bargains in antique shops.
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Churches and cathedrals of Southern England particularly Hampshire and West Sussex. Winchester Cathedral.
Brought up in the country, with an understanding of the complex inter-relationships between many different groups using the countryside.
Initial training as a Naval engineer officer taught a healthy respect for engineers of past generations. Practical experience of restoration of vintage machinery.
Life-long interest in the sea and ships, coming from a Naval family and serving in the Royal Navy. Living near Portsmouth, in-depth knowledge of the Solent area.
Winchester City guide since 1996
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Railway heritage. Also leader of World-wide rail travel tours. Recent experience in US, Mex,Austr Spain, Sth Africa, Zimbabwe, N. Zealand, Ireland, Norway,Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia & Canada. Vintage car restorer and rail travel enthusiast. Courier on overseas rail tours