Hometown: George Town, Ta Australia
Occupation: retired teacher & lecturer, now poet
1. EMPLOYMENT-SOCIAL-ROLE POSITIONS: 1943-2012
2010-2012-On an old age pension and retired
1999-2009-Writer & Poet, Publisher & Journalist, Editor & Independent Scholar.
Retired from the following roles: Teacher & Lecturer, Tutor & Adult Educator, Taxi-Driver & Ice-Cream Salesman
George Town Tasmania Australia
2002-2005-Program Presenter City Park Radio Launceston
1999-2004-Tutor and/or President George Town School for Seniors Inc
1988-1999 -Lecturer in General Studies and Human Services
West Australian Department of Training
1986-1987 -Acting Lecturer in Management Studies and Co-ordinator of
Further Education Unit at Hedland College in South Hedland WA
1982-1985 -Adult Educator Open College of Tafe Katherine NT
1981 -Maintenance Scheduler Renison Bell Zeehan Tasmania
1980-Unemployed due to Bi-Polar Disability
1979 -Editor External Studies Unit Tasmanian CAE
Youth Worker Resource Centre Association Launceston
Lecturer in Organizational Behaviour Tasmanian CAE
Radio Journalist ABC Launceston
1976-1978 -Lecturer in Social Sciences & Humanities Ballarat CAE Ballarat
1975 - Lecturer in Behavioural Studies Whitehorse Technical College,
Box Hill Victoria
1974 -Senior Tutor in Education Studies Tasmanian CAE Launceston
1972-1973 -High School Teacher South Australian Education Department
1971 Primary School Teacher Whyalla SA Australia
1969-1971 Primary School Teacher Prince Edward County
Board of Education Picton Ontario Canada
1969 Systems Analyst Bad Boy Co Ltd Toronto Ontario
1967-68 -Community Teacher Department of Indian Affairs and Northern
Development Frobisher Bay NWT Canada
1959-67 -Summer jobs-1 to 4 months each- from grade 10 to end of university
1949-1967 - Attended 2 primary schools, 2 high schools and 2 universities in
Canada-McMaster Uni-1963-1966 Windsor Teachers’ College-1966/7
1944-1963 -Childhood(1944-57) and adolescence(1957-63) in and around
October 1943 to July 1944-Conception to Birth in Hamilton Ontario
2. SOME SOCIO-BIO-DATA TO 2012
I have been married twice: 8 and 37 years, respectively. As of 2012 my Tasmanian wife was aged 65. We’ve had one child: age 34 and one grandchild aged 1.
I have two step-children ages: 46 and 42 & three step-grandchildren ages: 18 15 and 1. I am 68, a Canadian who moved to Australia in 1971 and have written several books--all available on the internet. I retired from full-time teaching in 1999, part-time teaching in 2003 and voluneeer teaching/work in 2005 after 35 years in classrooms as a teacher and another 18 as a student. In addition, I have been a member of the Baha’i Faith for 53 years. Bio-data: 6ft, 230 lbs, eyes-brown/hair-grey, Caucasian. See my website for 450,000 words at: <url removed> or go to any search engine and type: Ron Price followed by any one of a number of words: poetry, Bahá’í, literature, history, BPD, psychology, sociology, culture, philosophy, inter alia for more of my subject/topic-related writing.
RonPrice's InterestsReading and writing in the social sciences and humanities(the sub-list in these two general categories would be too long to post here; for example: philosophy and religion, history and psychology, sociology and media studies, etc.) Other specific interests and activities include: walking, sleeping, eating and drinking, breathing properly, my family, my health, my wife’s garden and even some of my domestic chores. Beautiful things: buildings and people, nature and objets d’art; ideas and some items in and of the print and electronic <url removed> website is: <url removed>/
VOLUME 6 Of My Journal: July 2009 To August 2011
Preamble: This volume was begun on 26 July 2009 and continued for two years - to 10 August 2011. Writing a personal diary can be fraught with danger, laying one’s soul out for view as it were, but nevertheless, such documents provide one of the best, if not the best, way of understanding the day to day activities, the thoughts and aspirations of the diarist, whether those entries seem important, mundane...
ANAIS NIN and Keeping a Journal
Anaïs Nin(1903-1977) first began publishing expurgated versions of The Diary of Anaïs Nin in 1966, the year I graduated from university. She was 63. The editions of her diaries that began to appear omitted many of the more intimate details of her personal and love life. In 1986 after virtually everybody mentioned in her diaries had died, including Nin herself, her widower began to publish what are...
My Chaos Narrative: 66 Years of Bipolar Disorder: Part 1
Bipolar disorder (BPD) as well as several other manifestations of mental health disorders of which BPD is but one, will be the second leading cause of death globally by 2020. This is my personal story and experience of bipolar disorder(BPD). It is my life-narrative, my personal story, my experience with a special focus on the idiosyncratic manifestations of BPD. For this reason, among others, I have...
Description #1 of RonPrice's Journal/Blog
My literary activity on the world-wide-web is a personal and quite industrious enterprize. When I can find the time, I am engaged in creating across this global internet a tapestry or a jig-saw puzzle of poetry and prose. At this site, readers will find my website as well as one of my many journals, diaries, blogs or just a series of posts in the sub-sections of this place on the internet. Site administrators...
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