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wayne weedon
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Re: Stuart Honeyball

Postby wayne weedon » Thu Mar 29, 2018 7:55 pm

Very sad news indeed. I was fortunate to have had many long conversations with Stuart at Microfairs, workshops and other events. I was present at the launch of the Gold card at the Horticultural Halls at Victoria and remember well the buzz about it at that event. We once met him in the centre of Brussels for an event in the 90's, he had traveled from York very light using only public transport, a ferry and a bicycle!

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Re: Stuart Honeyball

Postby Peter » Thu Mar 29, 2018 8:04 pm

wayne weedon wrote:I was present at the launch of the Gold card at the Horticultural Halls at Victoria and remember well the buzz about it at that event.

Can you remember when that was?


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Re: Stuart Honeyball

Postby wayne weedon » Thu Mar 29, 2018 8:15 pm

Peter wrote:
wayne weedon wrote:I was present at the launch of the Gold card at the Horticultural Halls at Victoria and remember well the buzz about it at that event.

Can you remember when that was?


Would be very early 90's. Possibly the last ever Traditional Microfair at that venue. They moved to Sandown racecourse I think after that. I think it was around the time Minerva MK2 was released, TF Services table was about 10 feet from Miracles table in a corner.


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Re: Stuart Honeyball

Postby wayne weedon » Thu Mar 29, 2018 8:35 pm

I am fairly sure Stuart moved back to Yate in South Gloucestershire (My old home town) I suspect that it may be possible an announcement may be made in the local paper at some point.

http://www.gazetteseries.co.uk/announcements/

I seem to recall Miracle's address was also in Yate (Littledean) at some point in the 80's before they moved to York.

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Re: Stuart Honeyball

Postby janbredenbeek » Thu Mar 29, 2018 11:05 pm

wayne weedon wrote:
Peter wrote:
wayne weedon wrote:I was present at the launch of the Gold card at the Horticultural Halls at Victoria and remember well the buzz about it at that event.

Can you remember when that was?

Would be very early 90's. Possibly the last ever Traditional Microfair at that venue. They moved to Sandown racecourse I think after that. I think it was around the time Minerva MK2 was released, TF Services table was about 10 feet from Miracles table in a corner.

I remember I bought my Gold Card in October 1991 in Eindhoven, I traded in my Trump Card for it (still have the invoice).
They showed the QXL (at least a prototype of it, I believe) in June 1990 at a Dutch meeting in Hardenberg and the Winchester disk in 1989 in Zijtaart.

Jan.


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Re: Stuart Honeyball

Postby stevepoole » Fri Mar 30, 2018 5:01 am

What a terrible loss to the QL Community !
So may we offer our deepest sympathies to his family and freinds.

This brings back fond memories of my deceased father, who liked what I was doing on my JM 128ko QL, and paid for me to buy a SuperGoldCard, which is still in terrific shape and enabled me to make great strides of progress.

Stuart was a real QL genius...

Regards,
Steve Poole.



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