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.

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…)

A C Grayling on his Falcon past!

A titbit picked up on the Internet by James Whidborne (H’78) , with A C Grayling, one of Falcon’s better known luminaries, telling tales of canings and running away etc http://www.intelligencesquared.com/talks/a-c-grayling-on-running-away-from-boarding-school,-at-5×15 …there will, of course, always be debate about who holds the caning record. Some say it’s Tim Hawkins but did we (more…)

Bucks Club Dinner 2011

The annual London FOBS dinner will be held on 23rd June 2011. The venue is the same as last year, Buck’s Club in London. Last year was a huge success (photos from last year can be found here), and we look forward to repeating that this year. I’ve managed to (more…)

Betty McAulay passes away

This just in from Duncan McAulay Our mother, Betty McAulay who was SAN sister from 1967 to 1986 passed away suddenly in England yesterday afternoon.  My brother, Richard and I grew up at the school, and as a result, have very strong ties to the College, as both residents and (more…)

Famous FOB in the news

Tardy of us to notice that a former Falcon and Professor of Philosophy, Anthony Clifford Grayling (F’62), is pretty well known, but if, like me, you’d never heard of him (and you weren’t at Falcon in 1962), then here’s a chance to correct that and find out more about him. (more…)
The Falcon

If you would like to re-read all those copies of The Falcon Magazine, you’ll find them here.

YouTube FOBs

Click here to see the Falcon Foundation YouTube Channel, featuring Patrick Mavros and others

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