All the boring details...

OK. In case you want to know more about me. Here's my CV, with all the bits and pieces and snippets of info... it's been alright.

1979-85  Dr Challoner's Grammar School Amersham.

1985-86  High Wycombe College of FE. Studied Art Foundation.

1986-89  Manchester Polytechnic. Studied Film and TV Production.

1989-90  London. Worked as a runner in Soho film industry.

1990     Ran away to St Ives to work in a Surf Shop after breaking ankle skateboarding. Lied to boss that break was really serious. Got away with it. Great summer.

1990  September returned to London.

1990-96   Worked in Film Industry as a runner, 2nd AD, 1st AD on commercials, pop promos, doccos. Videos for: Rolling Stones, Annie Lennox, Paul McCartney. Arranged interviews with Charlton Heston, Lauren Bacall, Kirk Douglas for documentary about Jack Cardiff. 2nd AD on commercials for Gold Blend, OXO, BMW, Guinness etc.

1994    Bought first Type 25 VW camper. Travelled to Ireland.

1995   Travelled to Sri Lanka, India, Bali.

1996   January, moved to Beaver's Cottage, Devon.

1998   May - September in France working as 2nd AD on ITV's 'Monsignor Renard' with John Thaw. Decided to pursue another career after coming home.

1999   November - December travelled to surf in Panama.

1999    Met Joanne. Opened North Devon's first Internet Cafe. Bad idea. Not unsuccessful but we sold it in 2001.

2002    Started as junior copywriter at Bray Leino. Worked on campaigns for Wrigleys, BP, Champion, Castrol, Shloer. 

2003   Maggie born.

2004    Charlie born. Maggie in hospital from Jan - July with Leukaemia. Bought 2nd VW Type 3, July.

2006     Set up Copy Monkey Limited. Writing work for Barclaycard, CLIC Sargent, Pepsi, Superdrug, Luscombe, World First, among others

2009     Wrote The Camper Van Cookbook.

2010   Filmed 'One Man and his Campervan' for the BBC. 5 weeks filming around the UK.

2011   Wrote The Camper Van Coast. Travel to Outer Hebrides, Ireland

2012    June - September travel to France, Spain in VW camper.

2013   Moved to Bude. Started the #2minutebeachclean movement.

2015    Wrote The Camper Van Bible.

2016   The Camper Van Bible published. Didn't catch any fish. Separated from Joanne. Started work on Take The Slow Road: Scotland with a solo road trip to The Outer Hebrides.

2017   Went to the Arctic in a motorhome with the Caravan Club. Started a new life in my little flat by the sea. Camped, Surfed, cooked, travelled, saw a bit of life again. Time with my girls. Resurrected some dreams.