Born in Chile, South America of Irish parents.
Grew up speaking English and Spanish.
Primary school in Chile in Spanish.
Secondary school in Ireland.
Qualified with electronic technician certificate.
Worked in computer company for six years.
Have lived in Spain for the last 35 years, firdst in Malaga, now in the Canary Islands.
Have had many jobs over these years: construction, kitchen work, beach sports instructor, teaching English and Spanish, working in sailing school.
Currently giving private English and Spanish lessons.