Monday, September 20, 2010

Geoffrey Claydon

Last Saturday there was a party at the Museum to celebrate Geoffrey's 80th birthday. I first met him at Crich in the summer of 1959 when I was 17 and he would have been 28. I have always looked up to and admired Geoffrey and, in particular, I am grateful for the help and advice he gave me when I first became Journal editor in 1972. Had he not played such a prominent role in last year's witch hunt, I would have been proud to accept my invitation.


  1. Anonymous21/9/10 10:54

    I think it is a real shame that you have been banned. Your blog is far superior and interesting than the official one. Perhaps that is on of the reasons. I am an armchair member and always thought that on any visits there were too many self important people. It is a great museum and people like you who have helped to make that way deserve better treatment

  2. Anonymous21/9/10 22:07

    Perhaps your vocal supporters (anons welcome) would like to comment favourably on your allegation that Geoffrey took part in a witch hunt against you All seems unusually quiet at the moment.

  3. Keep up the good work (and Blog) Richard. It's one in the eye for the many Tin Pot Hitlers at Crich

  4. Anonymous22/9/10 20:36

    Don't you mean vocal SUPPORTER? (No s on the end)

  5. Anonymous22/9/10 22:12

    Come on, you Richard supporters! Let's see those defamatory comments against Geoffrey start to roll! If Richard says it, then it must be true as far as you are all concerned - surely.