This is the third volume of my memoirs. The first volume described my rootin', tootin', shootin' youth, and the second volume detailed some of my creative output, in particular containing hundreds of photographs of earthquake damage in Christchurch, New Zealand where I live. The third volume is an extension of the second volume as regards the ongoing covergage of the earthquake disaster, and a fourth volume is in preparation. All volumes have art related matters, and some of my musical compositions are included.
Born 1940, in New Zealand Army 1960 -1964 serving in Malaya for two years. Founded the Ron Naylor Art School in 1964. Trained as an organist and compose for that instrument, choral works, piano works, organ works, and symphonies for orchestra. Started breeding rhododendrons in 1985, but none registered as yet. Forced out of Christchurch, New Zealand in 2011 by earthquake damage, and now live nearby in Prebbleton. Not quite poor as a church mouse, but I'm working on it !
AVE MARIA Published May 22, 2016
Earthquakes 8 Christchurch, New Zealand 19th Jun 2012 - 22nd Feb 2016 Published March 25, 2016
Symphony 3 in A Major Published April 11, 2015
Watercolours 6 Published March 30, 2014
Mount Cook Published March 27, 2014
Symphony 2 in G Major Published November 30, 2013
Watercolours 5 Published August 28, 2013
Piano Solos Book 2 Published August 28, 2013