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Keith and Nicky {Haskins} Nicholas(Staff 01) are in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia where Keith teaches music at a Catholic school. Their daughterHannah, thefirst PHG staff baby, has a four generation Peterhouse pedigree beingPaulandJo Brodsky's great-grand-daughter andTommyandAnn {Brodzsky} Haskinsgrand-daughter. It is rumoured that they will be moving to Bunbury, WA later in 2003.

Harriet Nel(Staff 90-04 and 09-) who left to become Head of History at St. John's College, made a welcome return to the school to teach English in 2009.

Ken Nicholl(Staff 89-92) came from St George's to take charge of Technical Drawing in the Art and Design Centre where he developed the popular Technical Graphics course. An enthusiastic sportsman, Ken played for the staff cricket and soccer teams and is fondly remembered for his huge colourful "germs" and decorative trees which featured in many school productions. Ken andHelenleft for Watershed College, where Ken was in charge of Art and Technical Drawing. The family has moved back to Northern Ireland, where Ken's accent will be more easily understood!

George"Boff" Niven(Staff 82-95) claimed to have been a "flower child of the sixties"and his memorable guitar performance of "San Francisco" during the production of "One Hundred Years of Circumstance of Song" will forever be remembered. He was an exceptional English teacher, Housemaster of Founders and fanatical about his beloved cricket and soccer. George is Director of Studies at Kingswood College, Grahamstown.When we last heardPennywas teaching in the Linguistics Department at Rhodes.Williamwas doing Medicine at UCT. andJoeandTiggywere at Kingswood. Address : 19a Constitution Street, Grahamstown, 6139.

Richard Norton(Staff 90-97) who was Head of Divinity, Assistant Housemaster of Malvern, in charge of Debating and High School Quiz returned to England to do a law course.

Chris Nyazika(Staff 02) was appointed Housemaster of Founders in 2002. He taught History and Divinity and was a very enthusiastic cricket coach, but sadly left to teach in England and further his cricket-umpiring career there. He is now teaching in Ethiopia.