George McNamara
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A brief life history:- Born in Wigan, Lancashire, UK, in 1949

Beach Road County Primary School, Litherland, Liverpool 21

MTS, Crosby. I don't think they helped me at all, and I don't want to give them any support or encouragement

UMIST Manchester, 1967 to1970, studying Metallurgy

Cardiff, South Wales, 1970 to 1980, including worked at GKN steel works, joined Friends of the Earth, played rugby for Old Illtydians RFC, drank lots of beer in the 'Royal Oak', joined the Theosophical Society, and later ran Relay Bookshop

Findhorn Foundation, Morayshire, Scotland, 1980 to 1987. I worked in the Publications Department, Cluny housecare, Phoenix Shop, and finally the Guest Department, where I led many experience weeks

Bad Mergentheim and Weikersheim, Baden-Wuerttemburg, Germany, in 1987

I lived in Epsom, Surrey, from 1987 to 2016. I was the Chair of Epsom Common Association from 1994 to 2000. I sang with Epsom Choral Society for many years, I am a member of the Epsom Common (WM) Club, etc.

Henry Butcher and Company, 50/51 High Holborn, London WC1V 6EG - auction organiser with HB from 1991 to 1998, specialising initially in computer auctions, later in audio and video collective sales

University of East London, Centre for Institutional Studies - I recieved am MSc in "Public and Community Service" from UEL in 2004. My dissertation involved the development of a "discourse toolbox" which I used for an in-depth study of UK food policy.

Neu-Isenburg, near Frankfurt-am-Main, at the Agfa factory from 2000 to 2001

For a year from October 2001, I lived in Brussels, Belgium, creating some websites, writing, and editing a CD-ROM on Rainwater Harvesting for Verlag Margraf, and enjoying the city (and beer)

I returned to Epsom in October 2002, and have set up my own website hosting business - Woodlands Web (just click on the logo above for more information).

Since Jan 2005 I have been running PartnerCHIP, a small compost campaign which hires out shredders, and provides compost demonstrations. This has now also developed into Epsom Apples which makes apple juice  from waste apples (a million apples are wasted every year in Epsom !?)

2007-9, National Treasurer of the Theosophical Society in England

2009, I administer Mole Valley LETS, and we tried to start a  Transition Epsom

Early in 2016 I moved to Birkenhead, where I live on the banks of the River Mersey !

150 years ago, I would have gone away to sea !!

This is what I looked like a few years ago

If you are trying to trace me, or want to contact me for any other reason, I have a more formal cv at or you can email me at