Andy was born in Kenya, but was brought up mainly in the UK, where he attended the original Dulwich College. Despite loving Physics and Maths at school he went to Oxford University to study English, after which he had a diverse career which included working in journalism, the book trade and travel industries. Ten years ago he decided to return to Physics and after completing a course at the University of East London he did a PGCE at the University of East Anglia. After six years teaching at a top Suffolk state school, his family’s love of travel led them abroad, first to Alexandria, Egypt, and now to China. On the side Andy has written a guidebook on Greece and writes travel articles for UK newspapers and magazines.