and his wife Dorothy, live in Cobourg, Ontario, Canada. He was born, 1923,
in Yorkshire, England and qualified as a marine engineer serving on a
minesweeper during WW2. Subsequently Eric has been a clerk in the public
service, a technical adviser with an oil company, a farmer, a geographer
and, briefly, a tramp. He holds degrees from The London School of Economics,
The University of Tasmania, and The University of Melbourne and has taught
in high schools and universities in England Australia and Canada.
Eric Winter is currently
Senior Scholar and Professor Emeritus of York University. His publications
include monographs on farming, and education, a geography of Tasmania,
and textbooks in physical geography and urban geography.