John Cripps has unearthed this photograph of some fine upstanding (well, two are sitting) young HMSO Technical Staff in sporting mode. Probably pre-activity given the lack of exhaustion on the faces of Messrs Marchant, Houston, Cripps, Holley and Justice. No date given, but their combined ages as...

The sad news that John died on 9 January 2020, following a series of strokes, came from an old school-friend. John was living in Norwich, having moved to Norwich from London with the CEPA (Printers' Accounts) advance party in 1967. He joined HMSO in 1962, and...