Born in Warrington, Cheshire, UK in 1957. Moved to Dover, Kent, UK in 1971, moved to London, UK in 1984. Work in North London for company providing medical equipment to the local communities and NHS. First job working on Cross Channel Ferries for four years, before becoming a semi pro drummer, touring mainly Scandinavia and Northern Europe and South East England. Moved to London and worked in Studios and then my local authority (Kensington & Chelsea) before being TUPE'd to my current position. Took up Mandolin in order to learn to read music and try to play a stringed instrument !!!!!!