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Five Things We Never Knew About … Rodney Rayner

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I have a passion for motorcycles, especially Ducatis. Every summer I go for a 3,000-mile, 10-day ride from my home just south of London, across France to Switzerland, and end up in Italy, then repeat in the other direction!

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I started horse riding when I was about 4 years old, and dreamed of being a jockey!

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My first job after leaving school at 16 was working in a chandlery. Sailing is another hobby of mine.

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I  love unpretentious fine food and wine, especially California wines like zinfandels by Martinelli Jackass Hill (love that name!) and Turley, as well as Flowers’ pinot noir.

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I made my first piece of jewelry when I was 10 years old from some twisted wire I found in my dad’s garage and an unusual colored stone I found on our garden path.

[span class=note]This story is from the July-August 2011 edition of INDESIGN[/span]

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