“I have had a beard all my adult life. I first started growing a beard in my early 20's as shaving did not agree with my ’delicate‘ complexion.
“I am not a follower of any sport but have an adventurous nature.
“I tinker with old-fashioned clocks, and am a member of a The University of the Third Age (U3A) singing group, and of CAMRA, and enjoy classical music and adventure films.
“I have been married for 51 years, have a son, a daughter and two grand daughters.’