Julian is the Yorkshire Author of this website. He was born in the West Riding, brought up in the East Riding and is currently living in North Yorkshire. Julian served for over 30 years as a teacher of Classics in various schools in the UK and in Karlsruhe, Germany, where he also became Head of the English Section. He has now stepped down from working in classrooms.
Julian has written many educational software titles and books in the last 35 years, publishing a good number of these under the banner of his business, J-PROGS. His Imperium Latin course is used in schools across the world and can be downloaded free of charge by following the links from www.imperiumlatin.com. In 2003 he became the UK partner of the EU's Comenius funded CIRCE Project and directed the course which won a European Commission silver award for Lifelong Learning under the banner "Quality in Mobility".
All of his most recent publications are available from this website or its links and include:
- Yorkshire Puzzles
- City of York Puzzles
- World of James Herriot Puzzles
- Sonnets for Yorkshire Stars
- A ghost in the house
- Easy Latin Puzzles and Tricky Latin Puzzles
- QUARE ID FACIAM
- Easy Greek Puzzles and Tricky Greek Puzzles
- Classical Puzzles
- Roman Britain Puzzles
Julian's work was featured in the Yorkshire Post in February 2019. You can read the article at this link.
Julian also writes puzzles for the Dalesman and Cumbria magazines.