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Barrie Thomson

Barrie has held many positions in his working life, from laboratory assistant to production chemist, then computer programmer (in 1960) with Boots Pure Drug Co., in England. Then chief programmer with Walls Ice-cream, lecturer on Unilever’s world-wide management education project, before joining ICL as a database and systems specialist. He moved to South Africa with his wife, Doreen and their children, Ian and Bridget, in 1975, and helped establish a software company, Compusons, before retiring from business life.

Barrie then began producing puzzles and word games for newspapers and magazines; became a preacher with the Methodist Church and a writer of articles and stories. He currently lives with his wife in Jeffreys Bay on the South African East Coast.

Author's Books
The Man Who Bought a Kingdom

Jesus is one of the world’s best-known historical figures, but how well do we know him as a boy and a man? What do we know of his parents? Was his father really a poverty-stricken carpenter and his mother a simple uneducated country girl? Who were his friends and associates? What was his true mess...

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