Silver Success for Old Pangbournian GB Rowers

Two Old Pangbournians stormed to success in late-July on the world stage, securing silver medals for the GB Rowing Team at the World Rowing U23 Championships in Varese, Italy. Charles Waite-Roberts (06-11) grabbed a silver medal in the lightweight men’s pair final. Charles, along with partner Wilf Kimberley, held off a strong challenge from the…


OP takes part in Commonwealth Games

Anthony Bayne-Charles (96-01), the son of RnB singer Billy Ocean, represented Barbados in the Commonwealth Games rugby seven-a-side competition at Ibrox Park in Glasgow, Scotland. Bayne-Charles stepped out for Barbados on the basis that his mother Judy Bayne hails from the Caribbean island. The experience wasn’t a success. The unfancied Bajans, late substitute particpants in…


Alex Bourant (06-09)

Alex has graduated from the University of Westminster. He is now working for a small film production company based at Old Street on the edge of the City of London. He still lives in Clapham. Recently he has had several overseas assignments in France and the USA.

Jefferson Hack (85-87)

The Financial Times devoted a full page in its weekend feature ‘Lunch with the FT’ to a profile of the co-founder of what it termed the “alternative style bible Dazed & Confused” in its August 9 issue. According to the feature, Jefferson, now 43, is editorial director and publisher of the Dazed Group. This has…


OPs celebrating Battle of Agincourt

Three OPs are among a 20-person committee, AGINCOURT 600, that has been formed to oversee commemorations in 2015 linked to the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt. The OPs – Dr. Sinclair Rogers (55-58), Captain Tony Poulter OBE (60-65) and Rupert Meacher (87-90) – are working in close touch with another commemorative group, Waterloo…


Ches Greenwood (61-66)

Ches Greenwood (61-66) died in Cape Town on 12th June after a six month battle with a brain tumour, reports Mike Burgess. A small wake was held, most appropriately, over lunch in a fine pub in Sydney by a few of his oldest friends in Australia including OP’s Kevin O’Donovan, Chris Simond and Mike Burgess.…


Tim Quinlan (68-73)

I ended up in South Africa after having done a year and half in Australia, New Zealand and Belgium (and London) doing various jobs like truck driving, construction site labourer, stockman and realising that I did not want life like that and that I did want to study at university level. So I applied everywhere.…