Kerr Thomson is a teacher of geography at Cathkin High School in Glasgow. He is a father of a six-year-old son and three-year-old daughter. After studying geography at universities in Glasgow and Arkansas he worked at various jobs in various places including hospitals, sports centres and country parks. He eventually could resist no longer and entered the teaching profession which is somewhat of a family business. He has taught in several schools in Manchester and the west of Scotland. He enjoys cycling and runs an occasional half-marathon. In every place and at every time he has always written stories.