Martin Mitchell went to school and initially lived in Halifax, attending Wainstalls Primary and Halifax Technical High School and then to Alsager Teacher Training College to train as a PE teacher. He then got married and taught in Bradford as a PE teacher for twenty-eight years and then a supply teacher for another ten years. He has always been a capable all-round sportsman, participating in many sports but mainly football and tennis. Now at seventy-three years of age, his hobbies are walking and playing the drums.
The Fat Boy
Phat lives on an isolated farm with poor facilities. He is often surrounded by sporty pupils who seem to laugh and have fun. So, he enters a “keepie uppie” competition and deals with the many problems he encounters in the hope that he can also be a happy schoolboy. Hopefully this story will insp...