Lionel Palairet World Record (Walton Lodge and OWLS)
Credit Crunch (Stories I Have Tried To Write)
I turned 67 towards the end of 2017 and, yes, all right, the photo on the left was taken back in October 2012. I’ve used it here because my wife says it’s one of the few in which I look reasonably cheerful.
I’m most grateful to Deborah for designing the configuration of my web pages, but if you’d like to see what she has to say for herself, please do visit her own site. (Having separate websites has nothing to do with more than 38 years of marriage!)
The Walton Lodge page has been designed chiefly to be of interest to former pupils, but I have attempted to structure my comments in such a way as to be helpful to other visitors.
Given that the school closed in 1971, the youngest remaining one-time members of the Old Walton Lodge Society (or Owls, as they were popularly known) must already be into their fifties.
The Hoopopotamus cartoons, enhanced by Deborah’s ability to turn my own childlike scribbles into something more presentable, have been updated from their initial appearance in the Croquet Gazette to include brief explanatory notes so as to be more meaningful to readers with no particular interest in the game itself.
Lightning Strike offers an insight into one of the more unusual incidents in my normally quiet life.
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Site created: January 2016
Last updated: April 2018