Monday Sep. 10th
Studied for a Catering Diploma at Rutherford College Newcastle upon Tyne and after a career in catering for events and at various hotels and restaurants around the UK. He came to Keswick in 1969 and worked in a number of hotels and restaurants. He had a parallel career in catering education completing a Vocational Education Qualification through Leeds University and was an external examiner for the City and Guilds of London Institute. Having technically retired in 2001 he still spends time catering for various social and sports clubs.
A supporter of Keswick football and cricket clubs he plays and enjoys golf and lawn bowls.