ABOUT PAUL THE CREATOR OF WOO

PAUL S. MEDLAND.

Born of a Welsh Mother and English Father in 1959 in Eltham in the south east area of London. Emigrating at the age of 8 He spent a little while living in Sydney Australia before returning to live in the London / Kent borders.

His first job in 1975 was as a Physiological Measurement Technician specialising in Audiology for the Ear Nose & Throat department of the famous Guys Hospital in London. In 1979 transferred to the Brook Hospital operating theatres and worked as a Operating Department Assistant.

In 1982 he followed his intended career goal joining the London Ambulance Service and becomming a Qualified Ambulance Man. Working both in the City and West-end areas of  London.  Then following this as a E.M.T. / 2nd in-command of the London / Kent based A-Z Private Ambulance Service.

Since moving to Wales in 1990 he has worked for Powys County Council Business Support as a Network Supervisor / and mobile technician for the Property Care Department. Worked in Auxiliary Nursing, Managed a Social Services Day Base for Adults with Learning Disabilities, and lastly as a Residential Social Worker for abused children with extreme challenging behavours, Autism & Learning Disabilities.

After suffering PTSD, several strokes and an extended period of associated ill health, finding a job that suited his conditions, and an employer willing to take the risk of employment following 7 strokes proved extremely difficult.

Eager to break away from the 'Benefit system' and to once again become self-sufficient, he had to use his wide life and work experience, learnt skills, qualifications, training and knowledge in a wide field base to create his own suitable work platform, creating something he could sucessfully do from home. Using these skills not only create this website, but also as a published Author, writing both fiction and non-fiction books.