Matthew was born in El Salvador to an English expatriate family and spent part of his childhood in the West Indies. He now lives in the rather untropical East End of London with his family and annoying dog. READ MORE>>
At the beginning of the 1650s, England was in ruins – wrecked, impoverished, grief-stricken by plague and civil war. Yet shimmering on the horizon was an intoxicating possibility, a vision of paradise in Guiana: Willoughbyland.