1) Bringing visions of science to school-children
Talking to school-children about new ideas in science, and the youngsters' personal aspirations, has long been a feature of Brian's activities.
2) Young Charlotte and Sebastian advise on science for children
Brian's First Encyclopedia of Science (on the table in this snapshot) sold 70,000 copies in its first month after publication.
3) Jan and Brian J Ford with author John Hillaby
The late John Hillaby, international traveller and author, was a long-standing friend and a trusted adviser.
4) Pioneer of the pocket microscope
The late John MacArthur and Brian J Ford, seen here in Brian's study, met for lunch or supper at regular intervals.