| Away from astronomy, life revolves
around my three children Tim11, Chris 9 and Grace 3. Having
small children that wake up three of four times a night certainly
kills the desire to have observing sessions to 1 am, knowing you
will be woken up a couple of times and the other two boys will be
up a 6am! As far as other interests go, I have a black belt in Taekwondo and spent a number of years teaching this martial art.
My other great loves (besides my family!) are
and windsurfing. On on the coast about two hours
north of Sydney, there is a spot called 'Winda Woppa'. As the name
implies, offers some outstanding high speed windsurfing. There's
nothing like a clear blue sky, white sand and a 25 knot Nor'