I was born and bred in Earlestown in Lancashire and I went to Newton-
I attended Bath Academy of Art and Birmingham School of Art for my teacher training. After leaving college I taught in Warrington and then moved to Leamington, where I taught in Warwickshire Schools in charge of Art and as a Year Tutor before I retired.
I have had a life-
I have enjoyed recording talking books and doing voice overs for my own and others’
films. Alongside this has been my love of fishing and its value as a teaching medium.
I was Angling Education Officer for The National Federation of Anglers and co-
More recently I wrote, voiced and produced a DVD telling the 900 year history of Saint Nicholas Church in Radford Semele, which was destroyed by an arsonist attack in 2008. The film records its restoration in 2013.
“A Half Remembered Song” has been long in its gestation and a great personal challenge. I hope it has something different to offer the reader.
Alan Jones February 2016