Royal Asiatic Society fellow who began his career with Gurdjieff and Mansfield in 1980 and wrote Gurdjieff: The Anatomy of a Myth in 1991.
He spent a great deal of time admiring the work of G. I. Gurdjieff.
In 2011, he wrote Eminent Gurdjieffians: Lord Pentland.
He was born in Saltash, Cornwall, United Kingdom.
Another famous Cornish writer is Nicholas Michell.