J.D. (John) Burke lives in Blackpool, England and is retired following a career in the University and Further Education College sectors.
He is married and has a married daughter and one grandchild. He is a musician and plays in a duo called Creeping Bentgrass who cross most musical genres from the 50s and 60s to the present day.
A keen traveller and photographer, he has written and illustrated many magazine articles about his hometown and places further afield. Many of his photos and articles can be found on his blog - John Burke's a-Musings.