buses. He’d make National Express signs and destination signs to hang on his bunk beds, but he didn’t pass his driving test until the age of 28, and thought he’d missed his opportunity to follow his dream of becoming a bus driver.

Instead he’d spent his early working life mainly in hospitality management, running pubs, a restaurant, a coffee shop, hotels and then began working front of house at Urbaspa in Cardiff and Vale College where he also taught a level four qualification in salon and spa management.

He balanced that with a drag career which started seven years ago with residencies in pubs and clubs in Cardiff. That too took off.