Originally from mis-Essex. Family member of Chelmsford and District Scottish Society from age 7 (my mother is a life vice-president). Drummer (originally military and jazz) but started playing in Scottish dance bands in my mid-thirties (now aged 70). Great love of piobaireachd - onetime highland dancer and still doing the country dancing 2-3 times a week. Love the music. Also have a great interest in jazz and big band.