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Who is this nut?
Name: Charles Alexander Clarkson (known as Sasha, the Russian diminuative of Alexander, - see ethnic/cultural blurb below).
Date of birth: May 1955.
Nationality: English first, British second and Yorkshire/Northumbrian third; Adopted Pembrokshire fourth.
Occupation: Mathematician. Teacher (retired due to ill health) and now, for the time being, student and gentleman of leisure.
Interests: Life, the Universe and Everything, especially History. Choral singing (tenor). Cooking and entertaining, gardening, walking, flying kites.
Faults: Arrogance, egotism and a taste for malicious gossip.
Good points: Modesty forbids me... and anyway we only get 25GB of free webspace.
My late father, Leslie Clarkson (1981)
This remarkable lady was my mother and my best friend:
Read her obituary, click here.
Read my tribute at her funeral, click here.
Hawaii, January 2007
November 2005 at Skelton in North Yorkshire
August2004 / September 2005
My Great-Great-Grandfather in 1868
Me with cousins Wolfgang and Sabine Kröger in Berlin, 1997.
My great-uncle Kolya (88) and his late wife Tonya (70) in Kiev,1996.
Kolya died in November '99 aged almost 92.