He began accompanying his parents in a variety act that toured the provincial theatres.
He first worked as a drummer and toured around England as a member of the Entertainments National Service Association (ENSA).
They help share the fun of planning, join in with our enthusiasm and sense of anticipation, and provide companionship whilst we're on our travels.
Even talking to other people seems easier to most of us when we know that we've got the support of someone else.
As well as writing on retirement matters Dave is Training Director at Later Life and responsible for the content and continuous improvement of Later Life's Retirement Courses.