Rob holds a joint honours degree in History and Art & Design, specialised in British History for his postgraduate studies and has taught both subjects for many years, He has spent 40 year sin the education sector and his students ranged from early teens to undergraduates. Later in his career, he specialised in the application of new technologies in special and alternative education.
He started writing when he ran his own business, Jester Productions, in which he wrote scripts and music and created designs for plays and musicals for major tour operators and theatre groups. Many were performed internationally.
He has been a fine artist most of his life and has received commissions that have ranged from magazine work and book covers to designing church interiors.
Rob lives in Orrell, Lancashire.