History

I decided to write this page for me as much as any other reason, I’m in danger of forgetting dates.

It is a work in progress … I’ll remember more soon, promise.

2012 – Current

2011

  • Worked with various PR agencies on social media related pitches and projects including London 2012
  • Spoke at the KBA annual conference on the subject of “Customer Engagement”
  • Completed a formal “buy-out” relationship with SAE Institute

2010

  • Delivered multiple training events in SEO and Social Media at London, Berlin, New York
  • Organised and hosted international conference SMiB09 : “Social Capital
  • Organised and hosted MediaCampLondon4

2009

2008

2007

2006

2005

  • Emigrated back to UK
  • Senior Lecturer for Buckinghamshire Chilterns Univeristy
  • Programme Manager for BSc Music Technology
  • Started formal relationship with Buckinghamshire Chilterns University (re-branded BNU) as Senior Lecturer and led audio department and the development of BSc Technology Degrees in music and moving image

2004

2003

  • Emigrated to Italy for the second time
  • Finished a formal relationship with Truro College

2002

  • Ported the City & Guilds Sound Engineering courses for on-line delivery

2001

  • Launched the world’s first online school for sound engineering and music production

2000

  • Completed a Masters degree in Open and Distance Education

1999

1998

1989

  • Left the Royal Navy early, under the premise of being a pacifistic which is slightly accurate (that or Bi-Polar)

1988

  • Turned down a band contract for The Liberty, we were arrogant and thought we were better than the offer.

1986

1985

  • Got a job in a guitar shop as a guitar technician and shop assistant. Enjoyed getting to know all the local musicians and hearing the local gossip, and jammin away.
  • Decided to go into the 6th Form of school to study A Levels, (post 16 is not compulsory in UK), lasted 2.5 days and decided that I’d rather get a job and make some money, so I did.

1983

  • A piano arrived in the house and I started some piano lessons with smiling Eunice, she was very well endowed which kept my young teenage interest levels in the piano and theory of music high!
  • Uncle Tony (Jumbo pilot and Founder of DX Owners club) dropped off a Yamaha CX5 which meant it was game over for anything other than music as a career for me.

1970s

  • I picked up Dad’s guitar (he was in a skiffle group) and learnt “House of The Rising Sun”. Following this the flood gates opened to learning more chords, listening to his large record collection.

1969

  • I was Born

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