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UnitedKingdom, Cornwall, SWxUK... .


Birthday:

November 5


What's your role? Network Creator (NC) or Admin?

l have always had a passion for art, having studied illustration at Falmouth School of Art & Design in Cornwall, UK. From here l carried this creative energy forward, although the advent of CAD kinda diminished the skills learnt. in short as a creative being had to learn the new tech of Internet design etc. 15 yrs ago became a Pro PADI dive instructor and designed my own website, which has been a passion ever since, incl design The Reef and Wreck Database for West-Cornwall which was on my website which was named after the dive centre itself lyonesse.co.uk (sadly now offline) the map was a clickable map was a bitmap and was around in 96-2001. Anyway I Worked as consultant in Telecommunications and Internet Technology's and helped write a white paper in Uk on "Catching the Wave." Was involved in trying to set up a community based charity called Planet Cornwall which was supported by Flag Telecoms, sadly this never got off the ground as it was to ahead of its time and selfish local politicians couldn't see who they would make money out of this community scheme and they destroyed the project. After about five years l went back into the community arena with an idea which stemmed from my training as a Dive Scuba Instructor and got involved in trying to set up a marine Eden project called once again The Lyonesse Project (google Eden Project if interested) which was supported by key members of the prof community, but through its shear scale and local politics once again the idea kinda stalled and l have been gliding ever since... :) I have also kept myself busy in the creative fields and have designed a few posters which have been sold in musuems in the UK. Recently thought we have had a few problems with others stealing ideas etc, suh is life in the creative fields, bunches of thieving gits.... So am quite cagey about my openess with work etc. l am a great believer in carrying the lessons that we have learn't forward and have help run as a administrator a couple of networks on the ning community. I am also the creator of one very small network, sea below. love along the e-light.


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