Calling all Poets in the Overton Writers Group – lets have a winner in this competition from The Poetry Society! The deadline is after National Poetry Day October 3rd to allow us to be inspired by this years theme of water.
David Mendus Harris
An Author, living in Wales. I write crime thrillers involving a character named Sophie Scrape. She is awkward, intelligent and very selective about the company she keeps
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Brought up in Liverpool, I attended Quarry Bank Comprehensive School before going on to university where I did both a degree and a Ph.D in Geology. After a year or more doing research in New Zealand, I was offered a job as a mining consultant in Australia allowing him to travel and work in many different parts of the world, including Africa. After three years I relocated to Vancouver, Canada when the company was bought by a group of South African engineers. After a year or more in Vancouver, I was offered a job working in a small oil consultancy in the UK, and I took the opportunity to return home. I subsequently got married and had children, and then took the decision that the oil and mining industry was not as family-orientated as I would ideally like. I became a secondary school teacher, and now live in North Wales where my main pre-occupations, besides writing, are family, trout fishing, and the fortunes of the Welsh rugby team.