Jake Corey

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About Jake Corey


Jake Corey was born and shortly after made homeless in Ashbourne Derbyshire. He lived in a workhouse in Derbyshire until he was about two years old. He was one of twelve brothers and sisters. He grew up in a mining town in Nottinghamshire. Having left school at fifteen uneducated, he worked in a lingerie factory with over two hundred ‘well educated’ women. He left the factory two years later, equally well educated. At seventeen, he joined the Army and left military service more than four decades later as a senior officer and a Director in NATO. He lives on the Continent and in the United Kingdom with his ever cheerful, loving and supportive wife. Jake Corey has university degrees in several subjects and has an English teaching qualification.

About Joy Christian

Joy was born in Graz, Austria of Norwegian and Austrian parents, a Norwegian citizen, but lived almost all of her life outside of Norway. She graduated from the International School of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Upon graduation she moved to Oslo, Norway, where she attended various schools and had various jobs until she met her husband who was in the United States Navy. With him she lived in Spain, Germany and various places in the US.


Joy has been a tour guide in Mallorca and Tenerife, Spain, but mostly worked in office environments. She is currently residing in Belgium, but will move to Portland, Oregon in the spring of 2014.

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