For those of you who want to know more about me, here are 25 random facts about me:

  1. I love the West Wing – the realism and the drama.
  2. I’ve been married to the wonderful Hannah for 5 years.
  3. I wish I was more disciplined, but find the lack of patterns in my day make it nearly impossible to form disciplines.
  4. I much prefer writing in blue than black.
  5. I hope that I will be in face-to-face youth work for many more years to come.
  6. My waist line is increasingly at a rate of knots – I hope to stop this soon.
  7. I am very particular about my cereal: Weetabix in the morning, Corn Flakes in the evening.
  8. I am energised so much by being around other people.
  9. I am soon to be a dad for the first time.
  10. I support Liverpool Football Club – you’ll never walk alone.
  11. I was very involved in student politics.
  12. I enjoy cycling and running.
  13. I have 1 brother and 3 sisters.
  14. I once was a very talented choir boy.
  15. My favourite recent books include The Organic God by Margaret Feinberg and Francis Chan’s Crazy Love.
  16. I became a Christian because of a talk about football fans by Steve Chalke.
  17. My best GCSE result was in Food Technology – I got an A!
  18. U2 and Coldplay are always near the top of my music to listen to pile.
  19. I first met Hannah my wife at Carroty Wood, eleven years ago.
  20. I try to read at least 1 book per week.
  21. I am very competitive – to the level that I normally don’t play games with Hannah’s family as it only ends in tears.
  22. I’ve only been abroad 4 times – two to France, once to Guernsey and once to New York.
  23. Tony Hawks is one of my favourite authors – Round Ireland with a Fridge is a fantastic book – read it if you haven’t.
  24. I am spectacularly bad at DIY.
  25. I desperately want to bring hope to hopeless people and communities.


Married to the amazing Sarah and raising Jakey, Daniel, Amelia, Josh & Jonah in our blended family. Passionate for Jesus, social work & sport.

0 thoughts on “50 Things To Be Thankful For”

  1. No it’s not. Number 35 is awesome, I’m not sure I’m thankful for them at the time, but they do keep me looking so wonderful, and provide a great ministry opportunity with one of the young people!

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