Keith Richbell grew up in a house that was a goal kick away from the current location of Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium. Aged nine, he was shunted with his family to a council estate only ten miles away, but to him, it felt like moving from the inner city to the Cheshire countryside (which is exactly what happened). Naïvely hoping for a career in the music industry, escape eventually came via Goldsmiths, University of London (where he read social sciences), and his subsequent thirty-five year career in global financial services, his specialist expertise eventually taking him to Australia.
Keith lives in Perth, Western Australia, with his wife Edith.
Half A World Away: A Mollydooker In A Wobbly
Australia is a land of contradictions – nationalistic, competitive, superficially welcoming and casually racist – a ‘Garden of Eden’ forever teetering on the edge of the next natural disaster. A country built on wave upon wave of economic migrants governed by politicians that have repeatedly...