Chris GribbinPosted: September 2008
Below is the contents of an email sent to the ODA Chairman.
"Thanks for your email it is good to hear from after all these years. Life is treating me well in Australia and I have been here for over 12 years with my wife Merryl and two daughters Jean (12) and Laura (11), my wife is Australian and comes from a very large family and I have 3 great brothers in law and 1 sister in law; they all certainly helped me to settle in when I arrived.
Work is good and I am a partner in a small recruitment company in Sydney and I work with some great people from all over the world.
I am still in touch with a number of people from St David's; Toby Baxter lived in Australia for a number of years with his family before moving back to England last year ; I was on holiday last Winter skiing with Ian Temple and his family and Ian is certainly busy as he has 4 boys between 12 and 5 years of age. Tim Hooper stayed with us about 7 years ago.
If ever you are planning a trip to OZ let me know and you can certainly stay at my place. It is small but has a barbie and a pool and a fridge full of beer!! When I am next in England I will let you know as we normally stay with my parents in Goostrey and Buxton is not far away so we should catch up.
Send my regards to all the other "old boys" and please pass on my email.
I look forward to hearing your news."
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