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My son is a lecturer at Bristol University in anthropology. His degree was in, get this, human mating strategies – sex!
I do speak to a few people in non-league. There are a few people in Bristol where my family is based that I used to play with at Yate.
I had to leave school at 14 because my father got injured in the mines and I had to support my family. I was an undertaker‘s assistant, then a plasterer, before doing my military service in the RAF. All the while, I was doing amateur dramatics and dreaming of getting a scholarship to the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.
For 10 years while I was at ESPN, I lived at the Residence Inn in Southington, Connecticut, near Bristol. I did that because my wife had a great job in New York City, and we had a place in New York City, at 54th and 8th. On Friday, I would come back, and then on Sunday evening I would go back to the Residence Inn.
I had a complicated life until I was 25. I was born in Bristol and was brought up by my mum and my stepfather in Edinburgh. He introduced me to books.