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Welcome to the personal website of

DEREK HENDERSON

Derek is an author, Buddhist, cook, music lover, photographer & traveller

ABOUT DEREK


The Infant
War Baby

The Child
Grammar School Boy
Derek Henderson c1960
The Lover
Young Rocker

Derek Henderson c1970
The Soldier
Hippy Daze

Derek Henderson 2006
The Judge
Old Rocker...

Henderson tartan

FAMILY BACKGROUND

Henderson is a Highland Scottish clan name (tartan left).
Born in Surrey, England 1943.
One brother Peter born 1947.
Childhood spent largely in Sussex, England.
Moved to Hampshire, England in the mid 1960s.
Daughter Jade born 1973
(picture below right).
Married Sheila in 1982 (picture below right).


For Family Photograph Archive 1864-1960s
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 Sheila is a European Chartered Chief Electrical Engineer.

EDUCATION
Educated at Eastbourne Grammar School and various Further Education part-time science courses.
Graduated as Bachelor of Education in Physical Science with Honours from University of Southampton 1971.

EMPLOYMENT
Early 1960s Pharmaceutical Apprentice with retail chemist.
Mid 1960s Technical Assistant with multinational electronics company.
8 weeks working at the Roundhouse 
(major arts & music centre) in London during height of the Psychedelic Era.
1971 to 2003 Teacher of Physics, for 4 years at Secondary level, then at Sixth Form level (16-18 year-olds).
Since 1992, a micropublisher.
Since 2003, a freelance writer and record producer.

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Derek, Sheila & Jade Henderson 1982
1960 Morris Minor Convertible CAR
Since 1986, Derek and Sheila have been proud owners of a 1960 Morris Minor Convertible (left).
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OTHER INTERESTS
Laughing at silly things; sharing good food and wine around a dinner table; enjoying real ale at the pub with friends; BBC Radio 4 & 4 Extra; cinema; Beat literature, particularly Jack Kerouac.
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