Jeremy Spencer speaking
Jeremy Spencer speaking
Jeremy Spencer speaking
Jeremy Spencer speaking
Jeremy Spencer speaking
Jeremy Spencer speaking

A little about me...

Date of birth:

4 July 1948

Birth sign:

Cancer

Place of birth:

West Hartlepool, County Durham, England

Children (with my first wife, Fiona):

  • Dicon: born June 1968
  • Heidi: born November 1969
  • Koa: born October, 1972
  • Nathaniel: born April 1974
  • Maresha: born December 1976

Grandchildren:

ten (as of 2010)

Great-Grandchildren:

two (as of 2010)

Places lived:

Brazil, England, France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Macau, Mexico, Philippines, Portugal, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, U.S.A

Belief system:

God and Jesus

Skills:

  • Music: vocals, guitar and slide guitar, piano
  • Writing: song lyrics, fiction, stories for children, poetry
  • Art: pastels, watercolours, black ink and brush comic art in the style of Will Eisner and (I try!) Terry and Rachel Dodson
  • Haircutting
  • Bookbinding
  • Cooking
  • Comedy(!)

Skills I don't have:

  • Swimming
  • Riding a bike
  • Driving a car
  • Playing football and most other sports ... and much, much more!

Languages spoken:

Some Portuguese and a little French

And a stickler for preserving the English language from adulteration. (Namely non-gender specific usage and the 'verbising' of nouns: We 'hotelled' in such and such, 'vacationed' at such and such a place, and so and so 'guested' at such and such a recording session, etc. It is flooding into our language at an alarming pace.)

Values I hold dear:

  • Integrity
  • Honesty
  • Simplicity
  • Love

Favourite:

  • Foods: Brazilian Feijoiada, Indian and Thai curries, Mediterranean, Mexican, Chinese and Japanese - in fact, almost anything non-British besides good fish and chips!
  • Colour: Blue
  • Car: Jeep (even though I don't drive!)
  • Sport: Badminton
  • Painter: William Bougereau
  • Movies: Ben Hur, Juno
  • Actors: Ben Kingsley, Anthony Hopkins
  • Actresses: Meryl Streep, Helen Mirren ;)
  • Comedian: Ricky Gervais
  • Animals: Birds, sheep, horses, fish
  • Drink: Red wine, tequila, Irish whiskey and beer
  • Guitarists: Mark Knopfler, Albert King, Otis Rush
  • Classical piece: Canon by Pachelbel
  • Clothes: Casual; my blue Irish wool sweater, Levi jeans or corduroys.
  • Countries: Mexico - Baja California; Brazil - Itaipava, and Ireland
  • Location: By the sea
  • Books: Elements of Style by W. Strunk and E. B. White; On Writing by Stephen King; Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, the Gospels and Revelation from the Bible; Searching for Heaven on Earth by David Jeremiah and Seven Storey Mountain by Thomas Merton (an autobiography)