Daryl trained in physics and mathematics and for much of his career was employed by CSIRO as a scientific editor, mostly in the role of Managing Editor of the Australian Journal of Physics, one of their former stable of international research journals. For the past 20 years, he has worked as a freelance technical editor and writer over a wide range of disciplines. He lives in Melbourne, Australia, and is married with two daughters.
Life is But a Shadow Cast
“Words are like leaves; and where they most abound,Much fruit of sense is rarely found.” [Alexander Pope]After a lifetime of reading scientific treatises, my abiding enthusiasm for verses has only been enhanced – because they can come to the point in such an elegant and memorable way without a...