Born, bred & educated in Malaysia and England, he began his working life as an English schoolteacher. He was trained as a teacher in Kirkby, Liverpool, England (1959/60) and later graduated from the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur (1963/66). Burning his academic bridges behind him, he later ventured into the challenging field of life insurance sales & management before switching to his own real estate business in Kuala Lumpur.
Always believing in the concept of “To grow & progress is to change”, he migrated with his family to Perth, Western Australia in 1982 where his three children brightly shone academically. His daughter is a Ph.D holder, a doctor son specializing in anaesthetics and the second son with a double degree in Computer Science & Civil Engineering.
Paul has been invariably involved in real estate, delicatessen & travel business. In 2000, he obtained a post graduate diploma in Christian Ministry from the West Australian Bible College, preached briefly before calling it quit to a life of leisure & pleasure.
He has travelled extensively in UK & Europe, China & the Asian Pacific region. Now with a lifetime of experiences behind him, he plays golf, writes (both prose & poetry) and travels whenever & wherever.
A Chinese by Descent
An Australian by Consent