Tom Mcgreevy served 13 years with the British Armed Forces (Army) from 1972 - 1984. Operating in such places as, Rhodesia/Zimbabwe, The Jungles of Belize, Northern Ireland, Germany, France, Denmark, Cyprus, and The Falklands.
Since leaving Military service he has returned to his lifelong passion for writing. In 2005 Tom was diagnosed with Cancer, but true to his belief of ' Giving up is not an option ', against the odds he has beaten it, and is now in Remission.
Tom now lives in a Village in Berkshire, England, with his Wife Paula and their Disabled Son James.
Tom's poetry is Raw, Emotional, Funny, Inspirational, and at times sad enough to bring out the tissues. He always tells it ' Like it is ', and it is always from the heart.
Tom has this gift of writing ' From other people's shoes ', as well as his own. His life in the Military has inspired many of the Soldier/War poems, and his fight against Cancer reflects the sadness and trauma of this terrible illness. Tom's poetry has already inspired a large following Worldwide, and there is something in this book for everyone.
Tom operated in numerous war zones for 13 years, and many of his long soldier poems are short stories in themselves, most reflecting the sadness of lost comrades who (signed out) and didn't make it home, but also include witty poems like ' The Belize Snake' from his 12 month spent in the Jungles of Central America, and the Jungle survival Training he endured there.