“I started growing my first proper full set at the age of 21.
“I have dabbled on and off since then, full sets and goatees.
“My yougest son was 15 when he first saw me without facial hair, he now has a better beard than I have ever had!
“I like music, the old Progressive Rock from the late 60's and 70's. My first album was Led Zep2 quickly followed by Frank Zappa's Chunga's Revenge and Hot Rats.
“My main hobbies are coarse fishing and making wooden sit-and-ride toys for toddlers.”