The biologist Peter Wright died at the age of 78. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
English scientist and MI5 counterintelligence officer who wrote the controversial bestselling international book Spycatcher.
His father was (George) Maurice Wright, one of the founders of signals intelligence during World War I.
“As a kid I quite fancied the romantic, Bohemian idea of being an artist. I expect I thought I could escape from the difficulties of maths and spelling. Maybe I thought I would avoid the judgement of the establishment.” (Peter Wright)
“I’ve had to do all kinds of jobs to pay the rent. I’ve even worked in a Cornish tin mine.” (Peter Wright)
“I tried to learn the violin for a while.” (Peter Wright)
“I had been living with dialysis for three years or so, and the new kidney felt like a reprieve, a new gift of life. I felt alive again and I guess that has had an effect on my use of colour.” (Peter Wright)
“I have never subscribed to the Dirty Pallet school of painting.” (Peter Wright)