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About me

I am 45, I live in Kingston Upon Hull in East Yorkshire, am married to Sonia (married 23 years), have 4 children (all boys) aged 18, 16, and the twins are 9. I grow lots of plants, especially hardy geraniums and pelargoniums.
I have a pink toed tarantula and I breed several species of stick insect.
I work for the local council in the Wildlife Section, supervising 9 staff at our 4 animal and aviary sites, and organise and produce material for the 5000+ school children we get on educational visits per year.
I write poems (not very good ones but they rhyme....), I like most animals but my favourites are millipedes, stick insects, snakes, cichlid fish and spiders, especially tarantulas.
When I am not at home, in the garden, at work, on holiday or on the computer, I can be found at my local church slowly tidying up and re-vamping the borders and generally looking after the grounds maintenance side of things. In my spare time, I like to read, listen to music, and watch films from the 1950's, 1960's and 1970's.

Latest photos

  • A collection of Crocosmias!
  • Giant tree lily
  • Giant tree lily!
  • A lovely Geranium

Latest blogs

A long time.....

Posted on 26 May, 2022 5 comments

Back at last! Part 1.

Posted on 4 Jun, 2012 13 comments

Spring is around the corner.

Posted on 3 Feb, 2012 7 comments

Latest questions

What else

Joined in Sep 2010

Country: United Kingdom

County: East Yorkshire