Peter Twohig was born in Melbourne in 1948. As a boy he became one of Australia′s youngest Queen Scouts and in his mid-teens he took up guitar which led him to becoming a member of a rock band that played around Melbourne. Peter had a long career in various Government departments (including the Army and Attorney-General) and as a management consultant before training in Naturopathy and Homoeopathy and setting up Sydney′s largest natural medicine practice in Crow′s Nest in 1995. He has a BA in Professional Writing and a BA(Hons) in Philosophy. He now lives on Sydney′s Northern Beaches and is a full time writer. The Cartographer is his first novel.