Graduate of the University of St Andrews in Scotland, schooled in New York and Argentina, and formerly resident in South Africa. Citizen of the Republic of Ireland.
Printed in publications as varying as the Los Angeles Times (circ.: over 500,000), the Weekly Standard (circ.: over 100,000), and the Journal of the Guild of Mace-bearers (circ.: unknown).
Writes in English (and sometimes Afrikaans), and has been translated into French, Spanish, Italian, Catalan, and Swedish.
Formerly Associate Editor of The New Criterion, a New York-based literary & cultural review, having been promoted from Assistant Editor.
Awarded Honorary Life Membership by the Students’ Association for significant contribution to student life at St Andrews.
Member of the University of St Andrews Boat Club and competed in inter-university rowing with little success but much enjoyment.
Lover of history, art, architecture, heraldry, vexillology, and innumerable other subjects, with particular interest in Ireland & Great Britain, South Africa, the Netherlands, New York, France, Hungary, and Argentina.