I'm a novelist, broadcaster, journalist, motivational speaker, freelance education consultant; in other words a total busybody!
I grew up on a council estate in the heart of London's East End. My parents migrated to Britain from Grenada in the 1960s. My dad was a factory worker and my mum a cleaner at Mile End hospital. Although both my parents left school before they were sixteen they were passionate about education and made sure that I visited my local library...