Members’ Stories

We all have a wealth of experience both in working for our companies and through life in general. If you have some experiences you would like to share that might entertain us in our ‘quieter years’ you are welcome to send them for publication. You can send a document or as an email. The CUKPA reserve the right to edit as appropriate. Send to

Alexander Murchie B.Sc (Mech. Eng)

Charted Engineer, Fellow of the institution of Mechanical Engineers. After completing Service with the R.A.F. Alex returned to Edinburgh University in 1948, as a mature student He graduated in 1952. We …
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My Head is my Shed by Ralph Edmunds

By Ralph Edmunds The move that we recently made set my mind thinking, it amazed me just how much essential junk that people can accumulate.  The old saying that junk expands to …
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Ikebana by Margaret Jenkinson

Margaret and her colleagues from the Ichiyo School of Ikebana have won many awards including thirteen Gold Medals at the Chelsea Flower show. Margaret writes “I was never very interested in …
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