The Edinburgh born, Belfast bred journalist was educated from primary to post-graduate diploma level via Dundela Primary School, Strandtown Primary School, Methodist College Belfast, Queen's University Belfast and the University of Ulster.
He passed several exams along the way and now holds a 2:1 degree in Political Science, a Post Graduate Diploma in Newspaper Journalism (pass with distinction) and a junior athletics certificate in trampolining.
His interests include (but are not limited to) crime fiction, classic cars and loud rock music.
He is a supporter of Aston Villa Football Club. He likes cats, but prefers dogs
ROUNDING off a fine year of live music, DJ sets and strange happenings (like Pulp man Jarvis Cocker calling bingo at last month's event prior to unleashing his Dancefloor Meditations with Steve Mackey), the God's Waiting Room Christmas Party takes place tomorrow night at the Maple Leaf Club in Belfast.
Today Glen Hansard – The Ulster Hall, Belfast Dana Masters – Mandela Hall, QUBSU, Belfast Surf Green, Sit Tight, Kavalier etc – Voodoo, Belfast Oli Howe, Dave Redmond, Darren Beckett – No Alibis, Belfast Bosco Ramos, Junk Drawer, Slouch – Sandinos, Derry Saturday December 16 And So I Watch You From Afar, Touts, Catalan etc – Telegraph Building, Belfast.