GLF 53: Professor Gordon Marshall

Last updated : 30 August 2017 By GLF

GLF 53: What happens when you search for 'Well players on Google?


Google. Verb. To conduct a web search


And what better web search than to put in the names of some of our first team and find out what they really do in life.Did you know, for instance,thatGordon Marshallis a distinguished researcherwho has made important contributions to interdisciplinary and cross - national comparative work in the social sciences.His main fields of research include social exclusion, equality of opportunity,distributive justice and the culture of economic enterprise,and he has written widely on these topics.He was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 2000 and awarded a CBE in 2003 for his services to economic and social science.


David Partridge is an eleven year old pupil at Thorn Grove School, Bishop's Stortford.He has been a member of The Bishop's Stortford Choir for three years, and is now the choir’s leading treble soloist.In addition to his choral activities David is a keen percussionist.His favourite recreation is swimming.


David Cowan was born in Chicago in 1963.A former award - winning newspaper reporter and now a fire - fighter and independent journalist,he is co - author of the critically acclaimed book“ To Sleep With Angels,The Story of A Fire ”about the Our Lady of the Angels school fire.Mr. Cowan’s work has also appeared in major newspapers and magazines,and he has been a featured guest on numerous television documentaries about historic fires


William Kinniburgh
is the author of“ Lightweight Concrete ”and “ Dictionary of Building Materials ”.


Alex Burns
runs his own company,Alex Burns Ltd,in London specialising in Psychotherapy,health practitioning,counselling,depression,anxiety,emotional problems,relationships,couple counselling,step - families and stress management.


David Clarkson is no shy retiring type, as this quote shows. Commissioner David Branch stated " the League is of the opinion that player David Clarkson used his stick in a most unacceptable fashion and although the League recognises that no injury resulted on the play and also that player Clarkson has an exemplary record with the League,we must all work together to eliminate these type of actions from our game. It is the position of the Ontario Hockey League that player David Clarkson shall be suspended for a total of ten games ".


Jim Paterson plays a variety of instruments though his greatest experience is with keyboards,having held a variety of posts as pianist,organist or accompanist for churches,choirs,clubs,concerts and shows.With this background in selecting, arranging and improvising music for ceremonies,it is natural that his interests should lie with Classical and Film music,and inevitable that he should be interested in composition.


Paul Quinn is an artist who currently lives in New England.He is the author and illustrator of two books and a contributor to others.Paul prefers to paint with oils but has worked with acrylics and watercolours as well.His favourite paintings are of people and he prefers to capture them in a setting or a pose that provides insight to the struggle and celebration of the human mind.


Kenny Wright is a perfect bass guitarist.He and his backup band,Fresh Groove, have been busy opening for such acts as Gladys Knight,Kim Waters, Walter Beasley, and others.Kenny and the band have also been featured on the Bet on Jazz Network where they have been recognised as cutting edge musicians.


Kevin McBrideupset 348 other competitors to finish second in the championship event at the 1998 World Series of Poker for a pay-day of $873,000.A dark horse in the race for the gold and glory,the congenial McBride surprised his final - table opponents by bringing each of them a bottle of vintage champagne.The relatively unknown 44 - year - old Floridian later proved that his high finish at the WSOP was no fluke by outlasting 240 opponents to win the $1,000 no - limit hold 'em title at the Carnival of Poker last January.


Phil O’Donnell also has a secret career but surprised everyone recently when he resigned from Strand Lighting.The lighting industry veteran O'Donnell had been with the company for 26 years,working at Strand offices both in North America and Hong Kong."After a great 26 years at Strand,I am looking forward to my own future,and wish the company continued success,"says O'Donnell." I highly value the long - term relationships I've had with some wonderful people at Strand,and am grateful for their support over all those years ".


Scott McDonald
Personal Computer Services was started in 1990 by Scott McDonald.Scott was previously a teacher in the secondary school system with a science degree majoring in Pure Mathematics and Computer Science.When away from a keyboard,Scott reads books on programming algorithms and techniques for writing better software.


It may also surprise you to know that Richie Foran is apparently a thug with a criminal record and stands a chance of being imprisoned in the near future….and that Geoff Baby was responsible for this article.


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