1944 born Bushey, Herts evacuated to Edinburgh with Mum-Mum
1946 moved to Liverpool
1954 moved to Sunnymeads
1955 went to Windsor Grammar School
1959 moved to Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe
1963 left school, job at Eton boathouses, parents sell Bryony and move to Jamaica, start at Bristol university
1964 spend summer in USA and Jamaica
1965 get engaged to Penny
1966 Leave Bristol University, get married, start Masters at Southampton
1967 Finish Masters, employed as Research assistant
1968 Emigrate to Cape Town. Start job at Sea Fisheries. Buy first house.
1969 Paper in Nature
1974 Return toUK
1975 Start up Twinram, rent flat in Red Bull, Julie as girlfriend, have the boys for the autumn term
1976 Start relationship with Pauline. Holiday in Greece.
1977 Marry Pauline and take on boys full-time. Start occasional work in Bizar. Buy house in Bromley Hough.
1978 Buy Mike out of Twinram, move business to Longport Wharf.
1979 Buy Wayside and move to Betley
1984 Adopt Nicola. Sell lease on Longport Wharf to Mike.
1986 Adopt Alisa
1996 Liquidate Bizar, leave Pauline, start relationship with Sue, move to Middleport for 6 months, then buy half share of Pine Trees
1997 Buy Cornmill, Flat in Porthmadog
1999 Buy derelict house, Roche Terrace in Porthmadog and do it up
2002 Buy house in Criccieth and sell Roche Terrace. Start up internet business – self catering hols.
2003 Married Sue
2005 Split Marine into two apartments
2007 Moved to Criccieth