Mike Alexander has led a varied life including working as a commercial diver, a horticulturist and at the hard news end of the television business. He has traveled to more than thirty countries and among other things crewed an ocean going yacht and hitchhiked from New York to California and back.
Mike writes for a number of journals, magazines and web sites. He covers a diverse range of subjects from food to lifestyle and from gardening to environmental issues. His writing seeks to use each subject to reflect the culture, folklore and way of life in this country.