Leslie Hyla Winton Noble
Leslie Hyla Winton Noble arrived in Boksburg, SA, in the middle of WW2, complicating the then Air Force careers of his eccentric inventor father and dreamy musician mother. The family wonder-cat was his early companion/teacher. Childhood was spent between Germiston and home at Knysna Heads, commuting in the family Hornet Moth which he learnt to pilot aged six.
During a career in banking he has been involved in many varied activities, and is a Past President in Rotary and a qualified Garden Judge. He and wife Sheelagh avidly explored Southern Africa; and raced a Flying Fifteen yacht until their two daughters influenced a switch to horse-riding. Other interests have been fencing, archery, mountain biking, and speleology. He maintains a popular blog, and composes classical music which to date includes two full symphonies.