Nearing retirement now after 35 years of programming experience, mainly as a systems/scientific applications programmer. Fluent in some 17 programming languages (some now obsolete or for defunct computers). Degrees in Maths and Economics, currently studying part-time with UK Open University for a degree in Computing.

Married with three sons (shortest and youngest is 6'4" and still growing). Enjoy cycling, camping, walking, reading (science fiction/fantasy/crime/action).

Currently working on Compiler construction.