Salut! Sunderland readers know him as Jake. At Facebook, he lengthens the nom-de-plume to Jake Lark. But it is time for John Clark, illustrator and – late in life – musician to step out of the shadows of anonymity.
John, a retired railway engineer who has maintained his lifelong support for Sunderland from his Spanish exile, is one member of a trio, Murder Valley, that is on the brink of an impressive breakthrough.