Profile: Kevin Borman

About This Author

Kevin Borman was born on the Lincolnshire coast in 1950. He moved to Sheffield in 1968 and from 1972 until 2004 taught Geography in comprehensive schools there. In the sixth form in 1967 he ran 10.1 seconds for the 100 yards. In 1989 he ran ‘The Fellsman’ in the Yorkshire Dales (61 miles and 11,000’ of climb) in 16 hours. Now he just walks about a bit. Between 1989 and 2004 he also worked as a writer, photographer, reviewer and news editor for High magazine. He has written several books and contributed well over 300 articles to a wide range of magazines and journals. In 2003 he received an Award for Excellence for his regular Walking World column in High from the Outdoor Writers’ Guild. His interests include natural history, hillwalking, travel, music, writing, dark chocolate and the occasional glass of red wine. He has been exploring Almería since buying a house there with his wife Troy Roberts in 2005.

This Author's Books

Beyond The Dark Peak is a selection of Kevin Borman's mountain writing, most of it previously published in a wide range of magazines and journals. It's a paean of praise to the hills and an acknowledgement to the friends with whom he has shared mountain d....
ISBN: 9781788768740
Published: 31 May 2019
From flamingos to earthquakes, gold mines to goats, prickly pears to wildfires, and white villages to the sets of cinematic history - Kevin Borman takes you on a unique journey from Cabo de Gata to the Sorbas Gypsum Karst and beyond,sharing his reflection....
ISBN: 9781786105646
Published: 21 December 2015
From flamingos to earthquakes, gold mines to goats, prickly pears to wildfires, and white villages to the sets of cinematic history - Kevin Borman takes you on a unique journey from Cabo de Gata to the Sorbas Gypsum Karst and beyond,sharing his reflection....
ISBN: 9781784074371
Published: 27 February 2014
Following on from his best-selling 2014 book Flamingos in the Desert, Kevin Borman, '...the Bill Bryson of Almería,' according to reader Phil Whysall, continues his explorations of the people, landscapes, history and curiosities of eastern Almería. Where ....
ISBN: 9781788760409
Published: 4 October 2017