bushtick

Had two weeks hols after Falcon, then joined the BSAP for a 2-year contract; did Police Display, horse escorts & a posting to Inyanga (hardship huh!), then bought myself out in June '81. Moved to UK a month later, did a course in advertising and marketing, then got a job with a small ad agency in Wimbledon before moving to my current job with Grass Roots Group, where I design processes for motivation websites. Home life = wife Nicola + 4 daughters & 2 sons; also help out at my local lifeboat station, and am keen on photography (www.flickr.com/photos/bushtick), singing with a chamber choir and a bit on the side for the Falcon Old Boys.

Class of 72 (well, almost!)

Walter Hart sent in this picture of 5 FOBs who got together for dinner and drinks at Andy Du Toit’s house in Cape Town in February 2016, prompted by Robby Hope-Hall’s visit from the UK. From left ; Piers Harington (F’69 ), Andy Du Toit (F’72), Walter Hart (F’72), Paul (more…)

FOB helping fight against poaching

The Al-Jazeera video above, from November 2014, features Martin Wheeler (Oates 1995-2000), along with the text below by Russell Beard. Good to know one of our own is doing so much good. Martin Wheeler, otherwise known as Birdman, has always had a passion for birds. The Kenyan-born ‘local hero’ runs (more…)

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FALCON 60TH ANNIVERSARY OUTLINE

We will do our very best to stick with dates published, but will need your understanding should events beyond our control, necessitate changes to be made. 1st TERM Tuesday 4th February : Commemoration Service at Oasis feature ; followed by a special tea for all. Friday 13th March: Old Boys (more…)

Another book by a FOB author

For any of you who remember Gary Reeve-Johnson (Founders 1984), he has a book for you all – “Spindrift – Swept from Zimbabwe” – published under the shortened name of Lloyd Johnson (Lloyd being his middle name). About the book A story of humanity, resilience and courage against the backdrop of (more…)

100 Club Results

In case you thought otherwise, the 100 Club draws are still happening. Sadly the author has had a dry period for some years now! If you’d like to see who’s been winning – or to join up, click here (more…)

New FOB book

This book is an anecdotal memoir of my life as a young lad in Rhodesia, remembering the people and places that  influenced me from an early age. The book reflects on my life of privilege in a society that was facing increasing pressures from the outside world. Then there is (more…)
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