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1996 - 2003
Movin' On Up
Headed off to secondary school at Colfe’s School, also in Lewisham. Less cute and more wise. I do my GCSEs, except not Spanish, cos I keep getting mixed up between French and Spanish in the mock exams and my teacher says I suck slightly less and French, so do that.
I take (and pass) my A-Levels in English Lit, Media Studies, Geography

1996 – 2003

Movin’ On Up

Headed off to secondary school at Colfe’s School, also in Lewisham. Less cute and more wise. I do my GCSEs, except not Spanish, cos I keep getting mixed up between French and Spanish in the mock exams and my teacher says I suck slightly less and French, so do that. I take (and pass) my A-Levels in English Lit, Media Studies, Geography & ICT.

1985

Major News!

Born in Greenwich Hospital in London. It’s not there any more, which is unrelated… I think.  I become a big Micky Mouse fan. 

1990

1990

School Daze

I started at Lee C of E school in Lewisham. It is still there but has changed its name, which is also unrelated. 

2003-2006
Movin' On Out
After a Summer working in London, (which was enough to put me off for life) I left the family home to head to the bright lights of The University of Kent at Canterbury to study Film Studies

2003-2006

Movin’ On Out

After a Summer working in London, (which was enough to put me off for life) I left the family home to head to the bright lights of The University of Kent at Canterbury to study Film Studies & Religious Studies. Yeah, I not sure why either. Whatever it was that effected me in this photo has cleared up in the intervening years thankfully.

June 2004

To Work

I get a part-time job working at the world famous Canterbury Cathedral in the Visitors Centre, which helped supplement my student loan for the next 2 years!

July 2006

Graduation

I admit, not as much studying as perhaps should have happened did happen in the preceding 3 years, but I did graduate (I had to retake one exam, hence the slightly delayed graduation date

August 2006

Love Is In The Air

I meet my future Wife, Maria, who started working at the Cathedral at about the same time as I graduated Uni and started working there full time. I asked her out on one of my days off from work when i just happened to ‘drop by’ we went to Zizzis for our first date. I paid of course.

I don't seem to have any photos of me working, so here is a photo of me standing on Brighton pier. Your Welcome.

I don't seem to have any photos of me working, so here is a photo of me standing on Brighton pier. Your Welcome.

2007

New Job

I get a job with a startup in the golf industry called HowDidiDo. I am a ‘Website Content Manager’ which essentially means I design and manage all the adverts for a site with almost half a million members. Big boy trousers time.

2010

My role expands into new areas and projects, and I get to use my Media Studies and Film Studies background to grow the video content for the site as well as growing my design and photography skills.  

2011

King In The North!

Maria gets a job in Wetherby, Yorkshire. We pack up and move north. we spend 2 years living in Thirsk, but found it a bit too rural, so…

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2013

We buy our first house in Acomb, York. We had visited York in 2010, and said at the time that it would be a great place to live. and a few years later here we where. 

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2018
World Upside Down
Soon after we got back to the UK we found out that Maria was expecting and so the rest of the year whipped by in a whirlwind of preparation, and hard work trying to build my business.  
On January 5th 2018, we had a beautiful baby girl, Lyra.

2018

World Upside Down

Soon after we got back to the UK we found out that Maria was expecting and so the rest of the year whipped by in a whirlwind of preparation, and hard work trying to build my business. On January 5th 2018, we had a beautiful baby girl, Lyra.

2015

Ding Dong!

Maria and I get married, finally after almost 10 years of being together. We take 3 weeks in Japan for our Honeymoon and we were instantly infatuated.  Later that year we start learning Japanese… turns out it’s hard so we are still learning now!

2016

2016

Times They Are A Changing

The company merges with another one, meaning my job starts to change. they force me into a managers role, which is not for me. Time for a change…

2017
Reflect And Build 
So I quit my job early in 2017, work until the end of March. 2 Days later Maria and I headed back to Japan for a month. While there I started my plans for my own company, Flickering Light Studio.

2017

Reflect And Build

So I quit my job early in 2017, work until the end of March. 2 Days later Maria and I headed back to Japan for a month. While there I started my plans for my own company, Flickering Light Studio.
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2019

The Here & Now

That pretty much brings us up to date, a man wearing many hats, Father, Husband, Business owner, Graphic Designer, Photographer, Goon, Child barely passing as an adult.

I have a lot of plans for moving forward. This year:

  • I am hoping to open my own Nano Brewery (smaller than a microbrewery, bigger than a shed, since you ask)
  • Take a course in sign painting 
  • Train to fly a drone commercially (that might have to wait until next year as it’s flippin’ expensive)
  • Start selling my photography to the public.
  • help my wife set up and grow her papercraft art business (Turn The Page Designs, Go Check It Out Here)