I’ve been interviewed by Fiona McVie on ‘authorsinterviews’. Here’s her post.
Name: Stuart Aken
Age: 67 outside, about 23 within.
Where are you from?
My mother was warned I’d be born dead, due to her shock at my father’s death three weeks earlier. But, stubborn from the start, I landed very much alive. That was in a neighbour’s bed as we’d been evicted from the home that was tied to my father’s job. This all happened in Hull, a city port in the north east of England.
Now I’ve retired from employment, I live with my wife in a small village called Lydbrook. It hugs both sides of a steep-sided green valley in the Forest of Dean, in the south west of England, and not far from the border with Wales.
A little about your self `ie your education Family life etc
Following my mother’s death, two days after my 16th birthday, I left home and joined the RAF…
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