Mike writes, “Just hit 85, but I look like 95 and feel like 105, but still hanging in there! The big changes in our lives were downsizing and taking advantage of the surge in real estate prices here in the Cayman Islands. I now have enough profit to feed my wife’s clothing addiction! I published my eighth novel – this one is set in the Rwandan Genocide of 1994, as well as a book, ‘Caymankind’, on what it’s like to live in the Caymans – even the Governor liked it.
In 2022, we are taking a transatlantic cruise that stops in Madeira where we intend to surprise and dine with Adam Blandy – a good friend from the Stowe days. I’ve heard from Peter Fenwick and Mike Corbett and I especially liked Mike’s Stowe memories published in the last magazine.
I was asked to give a lecture on international business ethics – though I was the worst person to ask since I’ve conducted business in five of the ten most corrupt countries. It sure opened some eyes on the real world, but I doubt I’ll be asked to give that lecture again.
I write this sitting under a painting (by Penel Kirk) of the Corinthian Arch. I smile every time I look at it. Those were the days!”