They both went to Meadlands and then they both went to Grey Court and when they left school they didn’t want to go to university but on their Saturdays they’d been working at Mr Walsh’s polo stables, helping to look after the horses, and they said that Mr Walsh said that we could work there after we leave school if we want to. So they did.
We used to like riding, so we came to Ham because we used to ride with Billy Walsh who had these wonderful polo stables on the Common which are now part of the estate of, I can’t remember his name even, an Arab prince, right by Ham Gate. This was the stable and we used to drive down from London, we lived right at Marble Arch in a lovely flat in the West End, but we liked the country. So whilst we were here we thought what about moving to a house, our families wanted to buy us a house […]