About the Book
This fourth volume of my memoirs contains some of my art works, and work by some of my students, music I have composed, inventions, recipes, pre-earthquake photographs of Christchurch, New Zealand, flower photographs, a rhododendron glossary, odds and sods about myself and close family, short stories, and a gallery of earthquake photographs.
Features & Details
- Category Literature & Fiction
Standard Portrait, 7.75×9.75 in, 20×25 cm
- Publish Date May 28, 2012
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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 !