LEARNING LESSONS: Sir Tejinder Virdee with Aridaman Singh Thind (left); and (inset below) Virdee (fifth from left) with his wife Vatsala (sixth from left) at the 50th anniversary meeting in London of Kisumu Boys’ School’s class of 1968


by AMIT ROY KENYAN BOYS’ SCHOOL ALUMNI CELEBRATE MILESTONE IN LONDON THE ‘Kisumu kids’ were all there at their Lon­don reunion – Sir Tejinder Virdee, Satwindar Singh Sadhal, Rashmi Dhorajiwale, Davinder Rehal, Ashok Sodha, Guru Behan, Balvinder Nagi and several others, with their wives. And Aridaman Singh Thind, who had taught them maths, was also present. The boys, now mostly aged 66, were meeting 50 years after they had been classmates attend­ing Kisumu Boys’ School in Kenya. The atmosphere reminded me a bit of the 1969 film, Goodbye, Mr Chips, with Peter O’Toole as the kindly Latin teacher Arthur Chipping…