Along with my month anniversary comes a reminder for our next Business Breakfast
Friday 27 May
we will be joined by speaker Barry Wingate (85-90)
who will discuss aspects of the oilfield service market with a talk entitled 'Into the headwind. Where next for oil?
' The precious commodity
affects all our lives in some way so if you would like to join us from 8-9am at
let me know
. It would be great to see as many of you there as possible.
It was a pleasure to welcome Alastair Burnet (59-62)
Bill Mitchell (60-63)
back to the School on Wednesday. Both of whom were kind enough to give me a tour of the grounds and share their stories from when they were at School. I enjoyed listening to their tales of mischief and the adventures
they have embarked on since leaving. Alastair
was returning to donate a double bass stool to the Music department, which we all know will be well used!
Is this your watch?
Last weekend, metal detector in hand,
Rev Nick Blair
, discovered a real treasure in the grounds. After doing a little bit of detective work (the watch was etched with 'M A Gardner'
) we believe the owner to be
Michael Gardner (76-81).
If you are in touch with Michael, please let us know so that we can return the watch to its rightful owner. I wonder what other hidden treasures are out there!
Club social media followers will know that James Johnstone (02-08)
Scotland v England
game off with a bang at the Paris 7s.
Thanks to his tries, McRae's men were able to take a 14-10 lead after just four minutes. Well done James!
It is not too late to join the East v West
this Sunday in Gullane. Golfers of all abilities are welcome. Get in touch with Robert Forman (89-94)
if you are keen to take part. Whether
you are playing or supporting I hope that the sun shines for you. I shall update you on the match in due course.
The clock is ticking, there is not much time left to get your ticket for the annual
MRFC v Edinburgh Accies
after-match dinner. On
Saturday 4 June
there will be an 'old school' themed dinner at the
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
in Edinburgh, make sure you
get your ticket
If you have not set up an Easyfundraising
account yet now is the perfect time to do it. Whilst shopping online you can save up to 40% off your favourite brands at the same time as supporting
the School's fundraising. Purchase through Easyfundraising
and a donation from the company you are buying from will come directly to the School. It really is easy.
Stuck for something for your children to do this summer? The School runs a variety of
sports activity camps
, some are residential. Click
for more details.
It is always like to hear how your peers are getting on. Please do send over any
That is me clocking off for now, so until next time gentlemen….
The Merchistonian Club