Neville Turner worked for over 30 years as a veterinary surgeon. Now retired, he spends his time pursuing his passions of writing, photography, music making, and enjoying the wonders of the natural world. He gives regular illustrated lectures on these subjects to cruise ship passengers across the world and has appeared on Tyne Tees TV's Dales Diary and the BBC's Countryfile and More Creatures Great and Small. His photographs of Red Grouse were used in the advertising campaigns for "The Famous Grouse" Scotch Whisky and his images and writing have been published in The Field, The Shooting Times, The Times, The Daily Mail, Dalesman, Countryman, The Yorkshire Journal, and Country Letters. He is the author of Hill Farmer and Border Collie: A Celebration of Man's Best Friend.