Ralph Mills Lenore Ogilvy Our SWorld Our Words Our Pictures



Born in Faversham, Kent, England.
Son of a schoolmaster, later headmaster, and artist mother. Two brothers and a sister.
Schools:
I attended about 12 schools. I started school in Aden, Republic of South Yemen. Primary schooling in Adelaide, South Australia. Secondary schooling at Borden Grammar School, Sittingbourne, Kent.
University:
Imperial College, University of London. BSc ARCS in zoology.
I was fortunate to be amongst the last students to study "old-fashioned" zoology and botany, the sort of stuff learned by Huxley and HG Wells; from amoeba to humans, from blue-green algae to redwoods.
Archaeology:
Supervisor, Archaeological excavations in Kent (much of my career), Yorkshire, Somerset, County Durham, Northumberland (six years on Hadrian's Wall), Hertfordshire, Monmouthshire.
(above) Ralph the explorer
Publishing:
Staff Writer on a printing trade magazine.
Hawkeye to Big Chief I-SPY of I-SPY Books.
District Editor of the Faversham News.
Copy Editor, Elsevier/North-Holland Scientific Publishers, Limerick, Eire.
Account Manager, Corporate Publications Department, Dewe Rogerson, London.
In Canada:
Researcher for School District #14 (Southern Okanagan, B.C.), looking at potential for storefront school (now the Okanagan-Similkameen Learning Centre).
Researcher for Healthy Communities program, Oliver, B.C.
Account Manager, TRO Learning (Canada), Inc. Selling PLATO computer-assisted learning systems to educators in B.C.
Researcher into potential for learning via WWW for School District #53 (Okanagan-Similkameen)
In the UK:
Account Manager, PLATO Learning (UK), Ltd. Selling PLATO computer-assisted learning systems to educators in the midlands of England.
Freelance writer. Web Site Developer. Created web site for Cranford Community College.
Marketing Manager, Ergo Computing UK Ltd.
 
Now:
Director, ConBrio Associates. Writing, editing, photography, marketing


I have two children, Claire and Sam, who live in England.

Claire

Sam

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