14th October 2005 at 01:00
Richard Mills, son of Megan Mills, cited by Jamie Cullum as his best teacher (Friday magazine, September 30) has contacted us to say her "excitement and pleasure" (at being named) was severely diminished by Jamie saying she was a fan of West Ham football club. "She is in fact a die-hard Swindon Town fan... She often had to leave school early on Tuesday lunchtimes to catch the coach to CarlisleCreweDoncaster etc, so it would be good if her ex-teaching colleagues were aware she was following the local team, not bunking off to London."

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