Genes: 0.5 Wales, 0.5 Ireland.
Nationality: UK, Irish.
Birthplace: 3 miles from Taff’s acre.
Two daughters from first marriage, Rebecca and Elizabeth.
Married to Lisa, by way of Zambia, a fellow skin watcher and dermatological surgeon.
Sibs: One brother: Alun of Penglas in West Cork.
Pleasures: Watching the men in red (or many others) defeat England.
Greatest (and frequent) sadness: Watching the men in red lose to England.
Number of times played on Cardiff Arms Park: 2
Moments of profound insight:
- Realising that after many years of effort, I had no musical playing talent
- I was never going to wear a number 10 shirt for Wales (or anybody else..)
- skin cancer: just cut it out!
- innovation without impact doesn’t count as innovation
Mission statement: Do not be silly.
Motto: “Fail. Fail again. Fail better.” [Beckett]