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I have a background in engineering, having completed an apprenticeship with Rolls Royce Aero Engines in the UK.

Since then I've lived over half my life in New Zealand, spending a large portion of that time working as a Biomedical Engineer in Healthcare. Then for nearly 5 years my wife Marion and I owned and ran a popular Pizza business on Waiheke Island where we have lived since 2001.  That was quite an interesting and stressful contrast

In 2006 we purchased an Epilog CO2 Laser. Working from home in the quintessential garage under the house but with a great view  It has been at times a steep learning curve, not just the laser itself, but how to use numerous materials with the laser. learning the arts/graphics programme Coral Draw has proved interesting and continues to. It has been  however an enjoyable challenge and have also learnt during this time, that I had a small amount of artistic ability.

It was fascinating, learning how to put together this website in the latter part of 2009, thus enabling me to spread the word on the unique custom 21st theme keys that I started producing and selling in 2006. Also lucky to be able to use images of my precious grandchildren on the picture keys. Prior to this website, I sold my keys on Trade Me, These were well received and earned great feedback and I still continue to do so.

In 2013 we moved to the Waikato, another life commences

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