Say hello to Tony, always quick with a joke, or a story, and always happy to meet you for a drink. In his time he’s worn many different hats. He’s been a son, a brother, a partner and a lover. He’s been a factory worker and a salesman, managed a pub and a bed shop. He’s driven Jaguar cars, been married and divorced. He’s had one night stands and long term relationships.
But he only ever really wanted one woman and one town.
This is Tony’s story, a patchwork of places, jobs and people, of ups and downs, but through all of it, Tony is always optimistic, and he is the one that can cope, whatever happens. And when he can’t, well, there is always his Jaguar and the open road, and sometimes there are friends around to help him remember who Tony is.
Derek Knight grew up in the south of England and had a long career working in the finance industry in the City of London, England and in Edinburgh, Scotland. After taking early retirement from that career, he moved to Norfolk, on the east coast of England. That part of the world inspired him to start writing, a long-held ambition that had been stored away while he was busy making a living. In short order, he produced travel related e-books, two works of daily reflection, and a personal journey memoir. "Being Tony" is his first full-length work of imaginative fiction. Derek is now an American resident, and as well as his own books, is an active blogger, columnist and article writer.