John Verling a 46 year old, self-employed retailer, he says, “I'm a writer when I can be, and always the full-time Dad. Originally from Cobh in Co. Cork, I lived in London during the late ‘80s, before moving to Dingle, Co. Kerry in August 1992. There I met my wife Lisa and we now have two children, Ruby 14 and Freddie, 9. My eldest boy, Thomas 18, lives in England with his mother.
Over the years, I’ve worked in publishing, bike repair, running a holiday hostel, website sales, internet caf