I was born many years ago in Scotland. 1955 to be exact. My father was a Scot and my mother was English. Trying to make
a better life for himself and his family, my father decided that the opportunity to do so was to be found in Australia. So
in 1964 he packed us all up and headed "down under". This turned out to be a choice that he never regretted. I still live
in Australia in a town called Gawler. I have a sense of humour and enjoy rock and roll music, watching sport and meeting
new people on the internet.
I first discovered poetry in school in about year 6 and my first efforts were not too bad for a young boy. (or
so said the teacher, and who am I to argue with a teacher?)
Since that time, I have experienced all of the emotions that life constantly throws at us.Well, that is not too surprising
for a man of my age. It has only been in the last ten years that I began to write on a semi-regular basis and only in
the last 2 that I have had my poetry published. ( just letting you know that the poems to be found on this site
are my property) I get my inspiration from my wife Cynthia whom I have been with since 1976, my friends, my children
Adam, Troy, Amy and Daryl. I find my emotional content comes from them and also from my memories. I guess I am a Romantic
at heart, as I love stories with happy endings, I feel empathy for the underdog and I hate to see anyone upset or suffering.
If you have read this far, thank you for your patience as I rambled on a bit, and poured out a little syrup, but that
is just me.
I pray you like my poetry and I would love your feedback so please take a moment to sign my Guestbook.. Jim...