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About James Chilton

Born in Burma, James escaped the country the day before the Japanese captured Rangoon. Educated at Winchester, he served with 1st Royal Dragoons in the Middle East and Malaya before returning to England to work in advertising and real estate. James has built six schools in remote areas of Burma where he is a trustee of HEAL Kids Foundation which cares for disadvantaged children. When not designing gardens or sketching he is an accomplished photographer, particularly of tribal cultures, and has lectured at the Royal Geographical Society, London and in Oxford. 


He lives in Oxfordshire with his wife and his labradors.


The Last Blue Mountain by James Chilton is published by Clink Street Publishing, £12.99 paperback, £6.99 ebook.




Photograph by Katie Garrod

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