This 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 BSocSci in Political Science, a Post Graduate Diploma in Newspaper Journalism (pass with distinction) and a junior athletics certificate in trampolining.
His interests include crime fiction, classic cars, loud rock music and the (mis)fortunes of Aston Villa Football Club.
A lifelong dog-lover, David has recently had his head turned by his one-eyed rescue cat, Lola.
THE saga continues: Grammy Award-winning musical comedy duo Flight of The Conchords have now announced the rescheduled dates for their Flight of The Conchords sing Flight of The Conchords Tour, including the postponed shows at Dublin's 3Arena on March 25 and April 2.
Today Maverick, So Long Until The Seance – The Limelight 2, Belfast Madison Beer, Kara Marni – Oh Yeah, Belfast Wynona Bleach etc – Sandinos, Derry Saturday March 31 Acid Age, Cursed Sun, False Solution etc – Bloodstock: Metal 2 The Masses, The Limelight 2, Belfast, 4.
DID you hear the one about the rock band who risked life and limb to put on a free gig during the longest siege in modern military history? Iron Maiden fans will know it, particularly the ones who've read What Does This Button Do?, the recently published memoirs of singer Bruce Dickinson: the Maiden frontman's hair-raising account of his solo band Skunkworks' perilous journey across war-torn Sarajevo in 1994 forms one of the book's most memorable sections.