I treat every job as if it were in my own home, which incidentally, I
have rebuilt from virtual ruin, incorporating eco-friendly features
Born in Lowestoft and the son of a policeman, I have lived in north
Norfolk all my life, working in the building trade and offshore as a
welder. I now live in Bradfield, a small village near North Walsham.
I believe in doing a good job and view unreliable tradesmen dimly. I
take great pride in turning up on time, doing a good job and charging a
When we had our two children my wife Julie decided to go back to work
while I stayed at home and raised them. This has been the most rewarding
job of all; the reason I prefer to tackle smaller projects is so I can
spend as much time as possible with my family.
I always enjoyed making things; Julie and the children are well used to
offering rapturous applause as I unveil my latest project, in true
Wallace & Gromit fashion.
We try to live as ‘green’ as possible, growing our own veg and raising
pigs, sheep, chickens and a cow for the table. I have solar panels, use sheeps wool to insulate my loft and
flush my loo with rain water.
If I can encourage others to go the ‘eco-friendly’ route too, then I
will feel I have done a good job.
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