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
NOW available on DVD, Blu-ray and download, this documentary from directors John McKenna and Gabriel Clarke examines the turbulent making of Steve McQueen's 1971 box office flop Le Mans, his passion project set at the famous 24 hour race in France.
UNFORTUNATELY, unless you have Sky or NOW TV, the answer to the above question is likely to be "no" – and that's a real shame, because the infuriating obscurity of the ITV Encore channel means a lot of people are missing out on one of the best US dramas on telly.