Graham Ragless was born in Millicent South Australia in 1954. He grew up in the idyllic post war years of Australia through the 60's and 70's. He attended school in Adelaide and South Australia's Riverland district before joining the Army in 1972. After serving in the Armed Forces for 25 years he left in 1997 to take up a position as Practice Manager for his younger sister Julie, a successful Adelaide surgeon. He retired in 2017 and moved to Aldinga Beach on Adelaide's south coast to continue his writing. Some of his other published works are "My Story" about his early life, "Things My Children Sent Me" a picture book of a myriad of pictures and letters sent to him by his children and a doco book on Adelaide titled "My Adelaide". He has also published his memoirs of his army career titled "Theodolites and Pacesticks". Graham has four children and four grandchildren.