The Authors

Steve Hyde & Howard Smith
Howard Smith (left) and Steve Hyde (right)

Steve Hyde

Born NZ, educated - subsequently. Husband of Shelagh, father of Paul, Jane and Anna (currently exploring pubs on the big island) servant to Tessa (dog).
Part-time psychiatrist, playwright and songwriter, former vigneron and winemaker (Rotherhythe), current day consumer of beer, wine and spirits.

Howard Smith

b. 1948
Born and raised on the north island. Married to Melissa and father of Emily and Cassie.
Teacher of mathematics, writer of technical publications and lapsed fly-fisher.
In search of the Holy Grail