How Don Woods found his second calling

When country and western singer Don Woods lost his hearing following a serious road accident in Norway, he thought his career was over.

But now he is celebrating publishing more than 500 poems and a string of novels after finding his true calling as a writer.

Mr Woods, originally from Trowbridge, Wiltshire, ventured into the world of show business at the age of 23 after serving in the army for three years.

He later moved to East Anglia where he performed in clubs and pubs within the Great Yarmouth area.

In 1976, he bought himself a motor home and headed for Europe for stardom, eventually moving to Norway to perform in 1989. Then in 1993, the brakes failed on his motor home and life made a dramatic turn.

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