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His parents came to Kenya in 1949. Initially to Kisumu, then to Kisii where his Dad was the DC for Nyanza. When he was four they left Kisii when his Dad was appointed to the Education Department of the Government.They moved to Nairobi and for several years lived in Kileleshwa. While they were in Kisii his two brothers, Jock and Euan boarded at St. Mary's. He went to St.Marys in 1956, and stayed there until his parents sent him to Blackrock College, Dublin to finish his education. Shortly into his boarding time, his dad was appointed Deputy Head at Delamere Boys School (Upper Hill road), then after 2 years, Headmaster. They lived at the School then but he only joined them during the summer Holidays. His folks finally left Kenya in 1966 at the end of a 5 year contract with the Kenya Govt Education as the Head of Delamere.
It was while Angus attended Blackrock that he made the plan and came home to climb Kilimanjaro with the Delamere school expedition of 1965. You'll recall that most modern expeditions go up the Moshi side, but he was always grateful that he did the Loitokitok/Rain forest route and he made it.
He remembers Johnny Legg, great footballer, Adrian Luckhurst ( a contemporary of my brother Euan, and Anthony Belfrage..certain he was in his class.
He ended up in a Human resources career working for American Express for 10 years ( partly in New York), and General Electric for 20 years ( in Paris, Milan and Brussels as well as London), before retiring early this year at 60.
Kenya has stayed in his blood all through and his memories of life there are treasured.
Angus married in 1975 and have been married for 33 years now with four kids, three sons and a daughter. Living in the quiet village of Boxford in West Berkshire.