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Hey, I'm Martin!
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia · Member since July 2013

My wife Younju is from Korea and I'm from New Zealand, but we are now both Australians, living in Melbourne. We have three sons, all young adults in their twenties.

I was a journalist for many years, in New Zealand and later in England. I also lived in Japan for seventeen years, working first as a journalist, and then in a bank. Here in Melbourne I am a writer. I have written ten novels. Three are published by an Australian publishing company, and the others I have self-published on Amazon.,

My wife and I love travelling, and now that our sons are adults we hope to do more. We also love good food, and she is a wonderful cook. I read books all the time, and also enjoy music from around the world.

We do not smoke, and drink only a little. We try to act in our lives with courtesy and integrity. We enjoy meeting new people from all countries.

I speak some Japanese and of course my wife speaks Korean. Right now I'm trying hard to bring back all the French I learnt at high school.

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