R.De B.Hovell. College Libre de Juilly ’56. Various sporting activities. Operation Babylon when the CCF (aided by the Cameron Highlanders) stormed ashore from HMS Birmingham to liberate a Middle Eastern State (in the heart of Norfolk).Preparation for taking the ‘Queen’s shilling’, Sandhurst, the TA and HAC. Along the way was ‘something in the City’ stockbroking and real estate in the Bahamas. Returning to the UK found investment banking and the magistrates’ bench in the Thames Valley. Other pursuits included hypno/psychotherapy, Outward Bound, Cambridge University and more recently study as a Doctoral Student. To echo the Rubaiyat ‘… a Chequer-board of nights and days … Old Dovorian Club sometime President, Vice-President and Committee Member.