I convey been tagged past times Gavin Dudeney for the ‘Seven Things You Probably Don’t Know About Me’ thing…
So hither are my 7 things:
1. My get-go instruction undertaking was inwards a prison.
While I was studying music at Dartington College of Arts I heard that they were looking for a guitar instructor as well as a nearby prison. I got the undertaking as well as spent ii years visiting a grouping of inmates each calendar week as well as trying to learn them to play Blues. I lately flora a magazine that I kept of the time, only can’t portion whatsoever of it alongside you lot because I had to sign the official secrets deed inwards guild to larn the job!
2. I used to juggle as well as walk on stilts inwards a clown troop.
I worked for a brusk fourth dimension inwards a clown troop trying to heighten coin for diverse charities. I was really on TV once. To my surprise I flora it quite slowly to walk on stilts, despite the fact that I convey no caput for heights as well as e’er idea I had terrible balance!
3. I didn’t similar schoolhouse as well as left every bit presently every bit I could to larn an antique restorer.
I flora schoolhouse dull, uninspiring as well as tedious (apart from the intermission times). I’ve e’er tried really difficult to last the contrary every bit a teacher. I left schoolhouse every bit presently every bit I got offered a undertaking as well as spent 2 – three years restoring antiques which was okay only really badly paid as well as had picayune hereafter (bad combination) .
4. I didn’t desire to pass my life restoring antiques therefore I went dorsum to schoolhouse inwards my mid 20s as well as studied music.
After I was made redundant I idea nearly how I wanted to pass my life as well as decided to locomote dorsum to college as well as written report music. I spent the side past times side four years doing part-time cleaning, building, paradigm as well as decorating locomote to pay for classes as well as relieve plenty coin to locomote to college. Eventually started my flat at Dartington College of Arts when I was 25.
5. I convey a flat inwards music
Spent unopen to of the happiest (and saddest) years of my life discovering music from all over the globe inwards ane of the most beautiful places inwards the world. Fond memories of Totnes inwards Devon (South West of UK). I was lucky plenty to written report alongside ii of Britain’s best guitarists John Etheridge and John Rebourn as well as brand unopen to really wonderful friends.
6. I used to last able to sit down on my hair!
Of dubious merit as well as for certain non something I tin produce now, only I stopped having my pilus cutting betwixt my 14th as well as 27th years, alongside the consequence that it got pretty long (and eventually started to autumn out!)
7. I got into ELT therefore that I could relieve plenty coin to produce a masters inwards composition (Still saving – Any contributions?). I went to Cairo inwards 1992 as well as did what was as well as therefore referred to every bit a ‘TEFL’ course. For me it was a really hear expanding sense as well as I realised why I hadn’t enjoyed school. I roughshod inwards beloved alongside instruction as well as decided that the globe could good produce alongside ane less jazz guitarist (On reflection definitely the right decision).
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