I was at a triathlon in Crosby (Merseyside) last Saturday %26 heard Alan's name over the PA just as I was leaving. I went to junior school with Alan, %26 helped carry his drums to rehearsals on many an occasion in our teens. Haven't seen him since a Fairport gig in Oxford at least 10 years ago... is it the same person? The results show him finishing a few minutes slower than I did (but much quicker swimming).
If it IS the Alan I know, perhaps he could drop me an email sometime?