Mark Atwood is an author, and a practitioner of his indigenous religious tradition, which is a branch of the ancient Religion of the Sun. He writes from decades of metaphysical practice and experience. Mark descends from some of the first settlers of Britain, who were curly haired and spoke an ancient language related to Basque, and who helped build many ancient megalithic sites aligned to the sun, as well as those Indo-Europeans who migrated into the British Isles over 4,500 years ago, who practiced an ancient form of sun worship. He lives in seclusion and is not involved in the public, in order to devote himself to his spiritual journey, though continues to write. He is married to Lara Atwood.