Born in the UK, Des moved to New Zealand at an early age and travelled about the country before finding himself in Wellington in the late 60’s, part of New Zealand’s response to the worldwide peace movement. A series of opportunities led him to Christchurch, a family and a teaching career. But there was more waiting for Des in the guise of a professional music career. With close to 50 years in the business Des is still playing covers around Christchurch. But will his original music get the recognition it deserves ?