Jim Hankinson

Born in Lagos in 1957 for tax reasons, Jim Hankinson gave evidence at an early age of a naturally enquiring turn of mind, that propensity for asking questions (many of them highly impertinent), which led many observers to predict a career in philosophy, and several others to predict an early death. At school he was widely held to be too clever by half; but these days, by dint of persistent intake of alcohol he is only too clever by about ten per cent. His undergraduate years were spent at...See more