About the author

Guy Arthur Simpson

<p><strong>Guy</strong> was born in Solihull and has never really recovered. After scraping a degree at Oxford in bar football and darts, he worked as a scarecrow, wandered around the Americas and Asia for no reason at all, then taught English to spies in Madrid. He served out a 15-year sentence as a copywriter and was then self-employed for a while, before being fired.</p>&#13; &#13; <p>He lives with artist Maryse Alen in the mountains of La Alpujarra, where he looks after land and trees and scrapes by happily.</p>