Adrian Palmer, Headmaster, at Wycliffe Preparatory School, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire. Adrian Palmer owns over 200 ties. See SWNS story SWTIES; Headmaster Adrian Palmer has enough ties for every school day of the year. He started collecting them 21 years ago and now has more than 200 in his wardrobe. Everyone at Wycliffe Preparatory School in Stonehouse knows about Mr Palmerâs ties. Children give Mr Palmer ties rather than the usual chocolates and mugs. The school has countless pupilsâ portraits of Mr Palmer and his tie is always the focal point. Some youngsters have even drawn âtie-o-meterâ posters that illustrate how to determine Mr Palmerâs mood by the neck apparel he is sporting.