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Born into the post-war baby-boomer generation, Geoff was the first member of his family to go to university (and the first to drop out). He quickly returned to complete his studies in mediaeval history after a salutary period washing cars for a living. With not much idea of what he really wanted to do, he cut off his shoulder-length hair and joined the police service which he left three decades later as a chief superintendent.

During those years he did pretty much everything from walking the beat to directing national police leadership programmes and from commanding a police district to training with the F.B.I. in Virginia, U.S.A. En route he also found time to train as an organisational consultant, complete an MBA,a postgraduate diploma in
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Geoff Mead The process itself is fascinating: sense emerging on the page as I play with words, weighing them, re-arranging them; enjoying them. Seeing the final…moreThe process itself is fascinating: sense emerging on the page as I play with words, weighing them, re-arranging them; enjoying them. Seeing the final product (book, article, poem) in print never fails to delight me and then there's the greatest thrill of all when readers tell you how your words have touched their lives.(less)
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Himself is not much of a photographer, is he? I told him to bring the Leica and set it to ISO 200, aperture f/5.6 and shutter speed 1/125sec. But no, he just bangs away with the old iPhone and hopes for the best. No matter, it’s the walk that counts and this is one of my favourites. This time of year, we head off most days at dusk in our...

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