Tony's jobs have included: runway model, teacher, farm manager, postal delivery, tertiary educator, house painter and counsellor. He's climbed some of the highest mountains in Africa, cycled the length of Britain, skied Canada, and camped in the Sahara. He hates spiders, heights and olives. He loves his family. He also loves to read. All his life he has loved reading and creating worlds and stories with his imagination. His family finally convinced him to let others read some of his books. He lives with his wife in Brisbane, Australia. They have three children and two children-in-law.