Pete Scoble was born in Fleetwood, on Lancashire’s Fylde Coast. After university and college he became a freelance journalist before becoming a teacher in Manchester. He is a proficient guitarist and has been a member of various folk-rock and jazz fusion bands and delivers private guitar tuition. After retiring from education and as a qualified photographer, he established ‘Hyperion Photographics’, a photographic business specialising design commissions for musicians and small businesses and has had his work exhibited throughout the North West. The studio closed in 2012 and since then Pete has concentrated on writing and on private photographic design commission. He lives in Cheshire with his wife Ann.