Edwin Hopper

Born on the Scottish Border, I was brought up in West Africa before spending my teenage years as a school boy, art student and building labourer in Bristol England.

In East Africa in my twenties, I was a prospector, surveyor, accountant, hotelier, mechanic, cotton ginner and tobacco processor.

I married Dineen and settled back in England. Work as a shop owner, unemployed labourer, salesman and garage mechanic followed, before twenty three years with the Ministry of Defence.

I am now a full time artist, writer and couch potato.

I suppose most Poetika people come from Salisbury, so you might like some of my Salisbury Poems.

Some of my work:

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