I was born in a displacement camp in Germany in 1945 of Polish parents and immigrated to Australia in 1950. Left Australia in 1969 for Cape Town, South Africa where worked for about nine months then rode a motorbike from Cape Town to London. Returned to Australia around 1971 for about seven months then went traveling in South East Asia arriving in the USA in 1972. Live in San Francisco, married with 21 year old daughter and work in the construction field, consulting. Also am involved in local politics sitting on may committees and boards.