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Geezer with a 3-stage life (so far): birth to 26, USA; 26-56, Scotland; 56 to present, France. Background: South, then New York (Bronxville H.S.), USMC corporal, BA in English from Chapel Hill, 2nd degree (M.Ed.) Edinburgh University, thirty-year teaching career in Scotland, retired to France in '93. Boy and girl, one in the US, the other in London, five grandchildren, second wife, no religion. 1st activism: anti-racist picketing in N.Carolina '60-'61; British Council for Peace in Vietnam; Committee for the Advancement of State Education (anti private schools). Present interests: food, the environment, growing US authoritarianism, international crime writing, Mediterranean culture, private correspondence.