And now for the second half of the Year in Pictures:

August

August is the month of recess in the City but we still found time for two splendid days out. We took a City walk with a difference, round Hampstead finishing on the Heath which is owned by the City.

Hampstead Heath

 

St John-at-Hampstead

 

FDR and Churchill

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hampstead

 

Our guide, John Steel

 

On Hampstead Heath

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Master & John Steel after Hampstead Heath Walk

We then took a trip on the Lady Daphne, a restored sailing barge owned by Alderman Michael Mainelli

Tower Bridge opens for Lady Daphne

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

O2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thames Barrier

 

The Master & his Lady on the Lady Daphne

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Re-approaching Tower Bridge

September

We began September with a special one-day conference at my alma mater New College, Oxford. The conference was on my theme Marketing for Good is Good Marketing, but we added a twist by entitling it “Is Marketing for Good the Future of Marketing?”

New College, Oxford

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Court Assistant Roz Morris chaired the conferenc

Jack Lundie, Director of Communications, Oxfam

 

 

 

 

 

Jim Carroll, The International Exchange

 

Keith Weed, CMO, Unilever

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Miles Young, former Chairman of Ogilvy & Mather

 

Amanda Mackenzie, CEO Business in the Community

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jonathan Reynolds, Deputy Dean, Said Business School, summarising the conference

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At the end of the conference I took a vote and 100% of those present agreed that Marketing for Good is indeed the Future of Marketing.

After the conference some of us stayed in the college for the weekend finishing on a boat trip on the River Isis, which is what the locals call the Thames.

New College Garden

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The group arrives back at Salter’s Yard safely

Great Fire Walk, from Pudding to Pye.

To commemorate the 350th anniversary of the Grerat fire we asked John Steel to guide us along the course of the Fire.

The Monument

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Monument

 

Probable location of the start of the Fire

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Roman Wall near the Tower

 

Pye Corner, site of end of Great Fire

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Master receives an Honorary Fellowship of the Marketing Society from its President, Martin Glenn

October

Master makes presentation to Lt.Colonel Mike Taylor of 151 Regiment at 151 Curry Night at Wellington Barracks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

View from Wellington Barracks

 

 

Regimental Marching Band

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bowden Charter Dinner at Ironmongers’ Hall

Founder Master, Reginald Bowden

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Principal Guest Liveryman Martin Riley and the Master

 

Master & Fellow Masters, Ironmongers’ Hall, Bowden Charter Dinner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ceremony of the Rose Bowl, Ironmongers’ Hall

 

Liveryman Martin Riley

 

The Master makes his point

 

The Master thanks Martin Riley

 

 

 

 

 

 

November

In Novemnber the Master and his Chilean wife Carmen took a party of 38 members and their partners to Chile. Based in Santiago and then Viña del Mar, they visited five wineries and two world heritage sites.

View from Sky Costanera, Santiago

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lunch at the Fish Market, Santiago

Group at Viña Undurraga

 

Viña Undurraga

 

Tasting at Viña Undurraga

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mapuche totem pole, Viña Undurraga

 

Viña Undurraga

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Garden at Concha y Toro

Group at Viña Concha y Toro

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Viña Santa Rita

 

Master & Lady in Bali Hai Night Club

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bali Hai

 

Casablanca Valley

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Funicular, Valparaiso

 

The Navy’s in Valparaiso

 

Master can still fit in the Fenix, the capsule designed by the Chilean Navy to rescue the 33 miners in 2010

 

On our last day we drove up the beautiful Pacific Coast to chill out at the gorgeous seaside home of Carmen’s friend Carmen Gloria Dominguez at Zapallar.

Pacific Ocean

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Higuerillas

 

Pacific Ocean

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zapallar

Pacific Ocean

Zapallar

 

Zapallar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zapallar

December

Master presents cheque to winning Westminster Kingsway Apprentices

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

St Bride’s at Christmas

 

 

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