Norman Burslem was born in 1940 in an air raid shelter in Salford. He was educated mainly in North Wales. He trained as a primary school teacher in West Sussex and worked in schools for forty years in several parts of the country. He is married with one son.
Bernard has a problem, he's barely four-years-old and his family is a dead loss. His mother, Donna, has a certain idea of what constitutes a job and his granddad, Jack, isn't the sharpest tool in the box and keeps bad company like Lennie Stevens. On the plus side his grandma, Nora, seems to hold thi...