Born in 1966 in North Norfolk, Robert studied Archaeology at Durham University before embarking on a career in travel. He has trekked across the interior of Borneo, climbed to 21,000 ft in the Himalayas and acted under the bright lights of Bollywood.
He's worked as a Mountain guide in Nepal, Pakistan, Morocco, Ethiopia and Lesotho, living in Kathmandu for 2 years. He's also dressed professionally as a kangaroo.
After 3 years living in Northern Tuscany, he returned the UK and now owns a specialist safari agency. He lives in Norfolk with his wife and family, where he is the Launch Authority for the local RNLI lifeboat and helps on the family farm.
He has completed and passed the UEA Creative Writing Course. This is his first book.