proud fathers and other regulatory stories

i was priviledged enough to be invited to a friend’s leaving do today. lots of ex-colleagues were there including some i hadn’t seen for a number of years.
here is chris and his collection of passport photos. i thought i’d found another collector but in fact he was just a proud father:
here are some of the assembled:
and here are phil and keith. both now retired and having a great time. both of these people had a great influence on me when i started working with them 6 years ago:
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