Alan was born and educated
in New Zealand.
He moved to Australia in the early ‘70s, taking out Australian citizenship but secretly supporting the All Blacks ever since. He became Editorial Cartoonist for The Bulletin from 1973 to 1979, moving to the Brisbane Courier-Mail from 1979 to 1984. He is currently Editorial Cartoonist on The Sydney Morning Herald.
During this time he has
also published several books.
He has four grown up children; Nick, Virginia, Miranda & Bridget. He lives in Sydney with wife Diana and two disobedient dogs.
His work is held in collections in Australia and overseas including: