Born in 1938, Jeremy Dix experienced war-time years in rural Wiltshire. He was educated at Devizes Grammar School and the Bishop Wordswoth's School, Salisbury, where his English teacher was William Golding. After teacher training at St. Paul's Cheltenham (1958-1961), he taught at Corsham and Watford, before entering local government in leisure management, serving Kingstion upon Hull City Council and then North Wiltshire District, before retirement. A keen Rotarian, his hobbies include water colour painting, photography, gardening, golf and walking the dog.
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