Douglas Bence has been a journalist and teacher for most of his working life. As a journalist he worked for The Guardian, Daily Mirror and Daily Mail, been involved with TV documentaries for ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5 and Sky, co-authored two non-fiction books and had his own weekly jazz programme on local radio. Last year he published a book of fictional short stories, ‘Tales to an Eight-eyed Grandson’. He has taught at Truro College and Cornwall College. Check out his website: douglasbence.org.uk.