Peter Paphides

Peter Paphides

Peter Paphides (born Panayiotis Paphides) is a British journalist.

He is the chief rock critic of The Times and presents The Times' weekly music podcast for Sounds Music supplement.

Paphides was born in Birmingham to a Greek Cypriot father, Chris, and a Greek mother, Victoria. He has an elder brother, Aki. His father ran the 'Great Western' fish bar in Acocks Green, and the family lived upstairs. In 1979, the family moved to the suburb of Olton, where his father ran the 'King Fisher' (now 'George's Fish Bar').

He went on to read philosophy at the University of Wales, Lampeter.

Paphides later wrote for Melody Maker and Time Out. Today, he is based in London. He married fellow Times columnist Caitlin Moran in December 1999. They two daughters, Dora, (born 2001) and Eavie (born 2003).

References

* [http://lifeandhealth.guardian.co.uk/food/story/0,,1614525,00.html Guardian biographical article]

External links

* [http://www.myspace.com/petepaphides MySpace]


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