Michael Rines has had a distinguished career in industry, journalism and public relations. He was Editor of Marketing magazine from 1970 to 1980. He has lectured on Frank Binder at Bonn University, where Their Cemetery Sown With Corn is seen as of great historical importance.
He restored Arthur Ransome’s yacht, Nancy Blackett, and is a vice-President of the Trust that now owns her. He lives in Woodbridge, Suffolk