Robin Ratchford has lived in six different countries and visited more than a hundred others and their territories on all seven continents. Looking back, he thinks collecting colourful stamps from the age of six first sparked his interest in foreign countries and cultures all over the world. Robin has a background in international affairs, and travel, adventure and discovery are central themes in his life.
The people he meets and the cultures he has experienced are a constant inspiration for Robin's writing. Like many writers, he blends personal experience and observation with imagination. Robin's love of the spoken and written word is not limited to English: he counts learning and improving his knowledge of several European languages among his constant passions.
Born in the United Kingdom, Robin is currently based in Belgium where he lives with his faithful companion Mortimer the Fox Terrier.
Find out more at: www.robinratchford.com