“I've been a mustache man since 1982. I committed to a full beard only a few years ago. My barber keeps it trimmed but I have long been impressed by the beards of Billy Gibbons and Dusty Hill (ZZ Top).
“I am the curator/custodian of the Abingdon Abbey and a full-time DPhil. student at Linacre College, Oxford.
“I enjoy history, genealogy, traveling, collecting antique books, and photography. Originally from America, my wife and I have been in the UK since 2015.
“I have three children, my boys Ben 32 and Elias 30 often have beards as well. Sara, my daughter, 28 does not have a beard at this time.”