Robin Tamang born in Singapore on 17 April 1963. Grew up in the far-east but moved around a lot. Father was in the 10th Gurkha rifles of the British army. Education Alexander School, Singapore; St George, Hong Kong, then studied mechanical engineering from Humber College, Toronto. Worked as manager for a bar called Club Z, opened a no alcohol rehearsal-cum-party place, two years later started a nightclub called Still Life. Few years later started another named Scorpio, then a small bar called Killing Time.