Walter is a travel writer and speaker with a special interest in spirituality.
in 1970 in rural North Queensland, Walter spent some
years doing correspondence school on a remote tin mine. On returning to
“town” he devoted his life to singing, acting and the arts, and was
constantly performing from the age of 12 – 17.
His academic career has included studying theatre, Chinese and 6
months at the Ho Chi Minh Social Sciences University in Vietnam studying the
Vietnamese language. He is currently completing his PhD on the history of self-help literature in Australia.
Walter's travel memoir Destination Saigon was named by the Sydney Morning Herald one of the ten best travel books of 2010. He is currently working on a book about Cambodia.