Anthony Clifford (75-82)

                  Anthony Clifford (75-82) is having a mid-life crisis and departs at the end of August on a five-month break from his work in the financial services sector in London to take part as a crew member on several legs of the Round-The-World Clipper race. He writes:…

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President of the O.P. Society dies

                        It is with profound regret that the OP Society announces that its President  Nigel Hollebone (59-63) died on 16th August, 2015.   OPSociety Chairman Merrick Rayner (68-73) said in a statement August 17th:   “It is with great sadness that I have to…

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Sailing in the 1970s

Charles Williamson (69-74) remembers:   ” I was in the Public Schools Firefly Championships (PSFC) twice and we finished 4th as far as I can recall – it was one of the best regattas I can recall – it really was great.   “I met and had dinner with Stewart Morris, part because my brother…

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Centenary Cup update

                  [The Centenary Cup is handed to Richard Givan by Mark Dumas at Denham GC. Also present: Pip Smitham (l) and Kingsley Borrett (r)]     Richard Givan writes:   “Gentlemen, we have now reached the semi final stage of the inaugural matchplay competition. It has, it…

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Philip Worssam (47-50)

Philip Worssam (47-50) died in Melbourne, Australia, on July 4th, 2015 aged 82 after a long illness. He leaves a wife Rosemary and three children.   His daughter Susan O’Shea writes:   “My father Philip Worssam went to Pangbourne in 1947 from the age of 14 before joining the Merchant Navy.  I have a photo…

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Samantha Garland (98-00)

                      “I left the College in 2000 having being Chief of St George ( that was the first year the girls marched on their own) and the year the FIM chapel was opened and Anthony retired.   Since then I have studied Drama at university…

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Mike Smith (60-65)

                Mike Smith (60-65) whose latest book about the social responsibility of business Great Company  was published earlier in 2015 (and is reviewed elsewhere on this site), recently appeared on the Danny Pyke Show on BBC Radio Surrey & Sussex alongside the South African whistleblower Wendy Addison.  …

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Tiffany Holloway (Blagg; 98-02)

                        In July, 2015 Tiffany wrote:   “I left Pangbourne in 2002 and went on a gap year doing a scuba diving conservation project with Greenforce in Borneo.  I then studied Physiotherapy at The University of Liverpool and graduated with a 1st.   After…

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