Timela’s sparkling, illustrious teaching career

After a sparkling and illustrious teaching career, Stephen Timela has cut the umbilical cord that tied him to a job he chose, loved hard and passionately for three decades.

Teaching was in his blood stream and it could not have been an easy call to decide to sever ties with one’s 30-year-old passion and love.

Leaving five years shy of the mandatory retirement age, caught by surprise many of his colleagues and well wishers. His youngish look also betrayed him. He does not look like an old croc as there are no traces of old age in him; he looks smart, fresh and ebullient and no one thought he could be anywhere near the retiring range.

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