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Tim Campbell has a degree in Marine Biology and has worked with art for almost 20 years...you never know where life will take you. This is his first book. Tim has ridden an elephant in Thailand, eaten with generals at Doi Tung, slept in a royal villa at the Golden Triangle; sat upon the beach in Bali, visited the Elephant Cave, the monkey forest, and Gitgit Falls; sipped champagne, wiping the tears of a Russian prostitute while watching a man in a gorilla costume tell jokes in Madrid; swum with dolphins off Lanai and drove a jeep on the ridges of its volcano; seen the twin towers of Kuala Lumpur through raindrops; stayed in the Blue Mansion in Penang; watched fireworks New Years Eve midnight at a castle in England; kayaked in the Channel Islands; skied in the French Alps and Japan; visited the waterfalls in Yosemite and Hetch Hetchy and the geysers of Yellowstone; slept on the Queen Mary; held a shrunken head from the Amazon; handled a ceramic pot dated in years BC; played tug-of-war with a morray eel and an octopus; driven across town with a briefcase full of PreColumbian gold in a Renault Encore; driven an International Harvester Scout through a wall; once fixed the accelerator linkage in a Datsun 510 at the side of the freeway with a paperclip. He has been robbed at gunpoint, but not stung by a bee or broken a bone. He has been an illiterate, uninsured illegal alien, unable to speak the language. He has had jobs counting children, plankton, and paintings. He knows a real secret password and a real secret handshake. He has known some amazing women. He has friends who are loyal and true, and family who love him. Tim is divorced, bankrupt, and lives alone with two cats.