About Allan Jackson
 
  • Full Name: Allan Samuel Jackson.
  • Born: 9 July 1959, Parklands Nursing Home, Durban, South Africa.
  • Education: Penzance Road Primary School, Glenwood High School, Kearsney College and the University of Natal - all in Durban except Kearsney.
  • Qualifications obtained: Matric, B. Soc.Sci., which translates to bugger all really, and Colonel Saunders' chicken cooking certificate.
  • Experience so far: Various aspects of media, including reportage and public relations, and computers. Wrote a popular weekly computing column for the Sunday Tribune for many years. Has also been an order clerk in a paint factory, a trainee manager in a supermarket and sold plastic penguins [unsuccessfully] from door-to-door.
  • Current Occupation: Is one half of image management consultancy Brickhill Jackson Communications and also does a fair amount in Internet consulting and computer support and training.
  • Hobbies and Interests: Photography (digital in particular), reading, and films.
  • Aspirations: To be author and man of leisure. Acknowledges the difficulties in the way achieving both goals but there has to be first time for everything...

 

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