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Roger Francis

Roger David Francis

Author Roger David Francis from North Wales had always been fascinated by the supernatural. Whilst researching his great love the infamous Loch Ness monster, Roger discovered Teggie another sea creature, and thus the story begins.

Having grown up in the Midlands, Roger’s childhood was dominated by Sci-fi and Fantasy.

Stories of haunted houses and mystical monsters inspired Roger to write about the Beast of Lake Bala.

He supports several local animal charities and regularly sends donations to help with the upkeep of abandoned donkeys and horses.

Over the years, Roger has worked as a radio presenter and even done some live theatre.

Roger current interests include working with Independent Local Film makers to make fun, exciting and entertaining films.


Tony John Brown

Tony J Brown better known by the title of Sensei Brown covers the full range of Aikido techniques including  weapons and real knife attacks.

Sensei Brown back in 1992 training at the Headquarters  of Master Yoshimiti Yamada. Whilst there he was graded to Shodan and was accepted as Yudansha, thus being certified with the Japanese Aikido World Headquarters.

In 1997  Sensei Brown’s decided to release this knowledge to the world  and his book entitled “The Way of the Black Star” was published.

In 2009 Black Star Aikido Tony’s own organisation officially launched in Manchester at the Dojo Headquarters of Kokoro Aikido. Sensei Brown was invited to teach at the Kokoro Dojo by its Chief Instructor Sensei Ian Watts, 5th Dan.

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