I often get asked what’s a tv reporter doing playing the flamenco guitar?
Funnily enough it was flamenco that led me into journalism.
With the encouragement of my family I’d played this very exciting style of Spanish music since I was a child. In fact it was because of that I got my first break as a reporter when I was asked to interview a band of gipsies now known as the Gipsy Kings.
You can read the full story in the latest edition of North and South Magazine, out today.
Can you count the beats in this Spanish flamenco rhythm?
Journalism had been a roller coaster ride through Newspapers, Radio and TV that took me to every corner of the world.