Terence J. Henley FBIS, Terry to his friends, is disabled, formerly an electrical engineer, he had to retire in 1993 after he developed an Epidurmoid Cyst inside his spinal column. After three major operations on his spine, he now spends his days in a wheelchair. After further surgery to his left foot with a rare form of cancer, he has undergone several operations by Plastic Consultants at Frenchay Hospital Bristol. He has been in severe pain for over 20 years and was told by his pain consultant that he may be able to fight the pain by writing, which is what he did.
Terry turned to writing to pass the time and help with his pain relief. He has been doing this for twenty years and enjoys reading and writing. Although he can only manage a few hours a day, he uses his writing to fight his way through the pain.
His wife Angela died from brain cancer in September 2015, now Gemma and Nicholas his two children and his three step children help when they can but Gemma has helped a great deal with the editing of his books.
Terry is also an amateur astronomer and a member of the BIS (British Interplanetary Society) and he is the Managing Editor of their e-magazine Odyssey which comes out bi-monthly. He follows the space programme with keen interest and hopes to see the first human to walk on Mars.