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Out and about at Carsington WaterI was born in Sheffield, United Kingdom, and have lived here all my life.

My education started at Carrfield School and continued with 'O'-levels and 'A'-levels at Newfield School and evening classes for City & Guilds in Electrical and Electronic Craft Studies at Granville College (now Castle College). I studied at Sheffield City Polytechnic (now Sheffield Hallam University) for my honours degree in Electronic Systems and Control Engineering, where I also received an award for excellence from The Worshipful Company of Armourers and Brasiers. My professional career can be followed in my LinkedIn® profile.

The following is a potted history of my interest in birds:

My favourite local haunt - other than the garden - is my local patch.

Last revision: 14 Mar 2014
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