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
Today UB40 – SSE Arena, Belfast Rotten Sound, Strangle Wire, Scimitar etc – The Palm House, Belfast Red House, The Fake Flirtations, Matt McCrum Band etc – The Empire, Belfast Daoirí Farrell – Down Arts Centre, Downpatrick Reevah, Sonja Sleator – Babushka Kitchen Cafe, Portrush Saturday March 23 Slomatics, 7.
SHOWING at QFT Belfast tomorrow and Saturday, Sharkwater Extinction is the visually stunning sequel to shark-loving conservationist and film-maker Rob Stewart's acclaimed 2006 documentary Sharkwater, in which the former photo journalist turned environmental crusader exposed illegal shark fishing practices around the world.