Over the years, Richard has written many articles, book reviews and numerous other ways of crafting and enjoying words. He is the author of four books: a debut novella, 'Looking to Move On', and three on different aspects of Christian spirituality, 'Life with St Benedict', 'Finding Stability in Times of Change' and 'A Story to Tell'. He writes a blog at http://workrestpray.com/ and can be found on Twitter and other social media.
In his paid employment career, he helped people to find or remain in work and specialised in supporting people with mental health conditions. He lives in Devon, UK and is a lay minister in the Church of England. He was appointed MBE for services to mental health in 2018.