Mark Cochrane was born in Australia but has resided in New Zealand since 1949 except for twelve years working in Australia. He lives in the Far North with his partner of thirty years, Diane, and their Fox Terrier, Fuji. Mark has worked in many fields as a merchant seaman, motor mechanic, printer and building and construction worker.
Extensive involvement with community-based and Scottish heritage organisations has proved invaluable for Mark to gain skills in writing and research, and to pursue his overriding interest in ancient history and his Scottish origins. It was these combined with interests and research into ancestry that resulted in this book, a decade-long project.
Boudicca – Her Place in History and the Fortunes of Her Tribe
This book, through extensive research and analysis, endeavours to reveal what actually happened when in 60 AD Boudicca was elected to lead the united British tribes in their war against Roman rule. Despite the brutal punishment she had suffered at the hands of the Roman officials, Boudicca recovered...