Name: Nicholas Braak (rhymes with Quark.) I generally go by Nick Braak.

Current Location: Massachusetts, USA.

Originally From: Cape Town, South Africa. I emigrated in 1979.

Citizenship: The United States, since 1986.

Places lived: London, England; New York City; Santa Fe, New Mexico; New Jersey; Massachusetts.

Languages spoken: American English, English.

Education: The one that’s proven most useful is my post-grad degree from the University of Life (The New York City campus.) Our school motto: If you can make it here you can make it anywhere.

Family & other personal details: I’m a privacy conscious person…. so some things stay off the ‘net.

In my own words: I’m altruistic, a fan of privacy, simplicity, truth, fewer interruptions and less email.