Everybody has the odd skeleton in their closet, so Adam Rawls of Rawls & Company should not feel unduly embarrassed at revelations of his past cruelty to animals. Especially as it was in his youth, in the days when children had to make their own entertainment. “I grew up next to the sea,” confesses Rawls. “I used to spend all my time trying to race crabs I’d caught across the road, to see if they could get across before they were run over.” The consultancy is based in a studio overlooking the Thames at Barnes. Somebody warn the wildlife.
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