Personal interests


I'm qualified as an English Bridge Union tournament director and am an occasional player at county and national events. I'm a current or past member of these duplicate bridge clubs:

Amateur dramatics: sound and lighting for twelve productions of Shoestring Company in Stamford 


Squash, real tennis, badminton and racket ball

I'm a member of the Cambridge Squash Club, playing squash and racket ball, with the occasional spot of badminton. .

In 2015, I started playing Real Tennis and currently have a handicap of 77 (which won't get much worse, I hope!)

Qualified PADI Open Water SCUBA diver

Intermittent/incompetent golfer

Bell ringer in Avon and Somerset in the 70s

I'm a keen fell walker, when given the opportunity from the Fens! With achievements:

Skier since 1979, including several ski mountaineering tours, the most challenging of which was the Hoch Koenig in Austria