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I spend my retirement saving lives in Africa

We spoke to Dr Keith Thomson who has achieved some extraordinary things in his retirement. If Dr Keith Thomson’s father had had his way, he would have gone into the family business working for DC Thomson, the company behind legendary comics like ‘Beano’ and ‘Dandy’. But for the 67-year-old former NHS anaesthetist, the funny books were not his vocation. “I …

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Meet the man who spent his retirement building a museum


Introducing Steve Davies, whose love of dinosaurs has led to an interesting retirement When you think of retirement you tend to think of a break from work and a time to relax. That wasn’t the case for Steve, who opened the doors to Dinosaurland Fossil Museum in 1995, housing 113 exhibits. Twenty years later, he has 10,632. After resigning from …

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