Chris Corbett was born in the UK with the creative background of a grandfather who was a best selling author in 1920's London as well as the first Artistic Director of the BBC. Chris grew up in Northern California where he was educated at the University of California in Berkeley and Santa Cruz and after moving to Los Angeles he worked for Playboy Magazine, Walt Disney and on an Academy Award winning film in addition to documentary film projects in Europe, America and India. He also owned a publishing business for eight years with a rock stars brother-in-law, operating from one of the oldest studios in Hollywood.
Moving to Switzerland he’s been engaged in corporate communications at several multinational organizations, contributed articles and photographs to various publications and had his fiction work published in a short story collection. He’s currently finishing off a non-fiction book that shows what the Matterhorn, David Bowie, mindfullness and downhill racing all have in common. His first novel, Nirvana Blues, will be released on October 10, 2020 (already available in the German language). Also, a second novel is on the way set in the world of the international art scene and private banking.
“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.”
- MARCUS AURELIUS