Born London. Studied at Regent Street Polytechnic School of Architecture 1942 - 43. Service in Royal and Merchant Navies 1943 - 46. Studied painting St Martin's School of Art, London 1946 - 51. Worked in Seviers Pottery and the Sun Pottery 1952 - 55. Married, four children, lives in South East London. Part-time Lecturer at Hornsey + Croydon Collges of Art and Wimbledon School of Art.