A little bit about Jim...
Jim was born in 1955 in Willington, County
Durham, in North-East England, but moved to Wardley in Tyneside at the age of
Jim studied art, music and science at school in Lanchester (an unusual
combination that really messed the O Level timetables at St Bedes!) but opted
for a career in electrical engineering to make sure the bills got paid!
He has been interested in drawing and painting since he was
young, but music is his first love and he both plays (piano, flute, guitar) and
writes. Musical influences include the Beatles, David Bowie, Pink Floyd and
Jim is also a keen craft brewer. See his brewing