Saturday, 23 November 2013

More from 1975 Old Boys Cricket Tour

More from 1975 - right to left - John "Spider" Webb, Ian Childs, Keith Masters and Stuart McKinnon .  The latter has become one of the countries best known Judges and now is Sir Stuart McKinnon High Court - Queen's Bench Division The Royal Courts of Justice The Strand London London 

Wasp Sevens 1954

I cannot tell you much about this one except the title. Any faces recognised?

UPDATE :Graham Tong writes " 

Re the Wasps Sevens photo, it was a bit before my time in that I was only born in 1955. However, such is the longevity of some Ops there are three faces I recognise – having played rugby with them a few years later.

5th from the left is Mick Tidy.
3rd from the right is Ken Spain.
5th from the right is Brian Hanson (John’s brother) and I may be wrong but that could well be John on his right? However, my eyes are not what they were."

Tuesday, 12 November 2013


John Hanson reports the sad deaths of Mansell Barnes and both David and Jay Gravette over the past few months.

Saturday, 9 November 2013

The School Dance 1955 - part 2

 George Love fiddles..........

Wednesday, 6 November 2013

The School Dance 1955 - George Love

The School Dance 1955 - George Love has a bite to eat during the interval.

Friday, 1 November 2013

Fas et Patria

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