DAVID OLDRID POWELL MBE (31-35)

David Powell (31-35), who died on October 3rd 2012, was a widely respected member of the farming and local community, whilst also being the much loved centre of his large family. He was a man with boundless energy, enthusiasm and good humour. David was born in Kandy, Sri Lanka (then Ceylon), the son of a…

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Andrew Gordon-Lennox (62-66)

In September, 2012, Andrew began a third career as the Clerk to the Worshipful Company of Glaziers and Painters of Glass. The company, number 53 in the City order of Livery precedence, has its Hall on the river at the south side of London Bridge. It concentrates on the artistic side of glass manufacture. After…

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OP to lecture on the River Thames

Adrian Stow (54-58) writes: “Our O.P. colleague, Admiral John Lang (1954-59), is giving a talk at the Royal Thames Yacht Club (60, Knightsbridge, London SW1) on the 31st January, 2013, commencing at 1845 hrs. He will be exploring the history of the River Thames and its part in shaping the City of London. The talk…

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Louis Carrel (62-67)

Louis (Illawarra 62-67) lives in Limassol, Cyprus, and has let the OP Society know that he would be happy to be the contact for that area. His e-mail is louiscarrel@btinternet.com Louis had lived in Cyprus for some 14 years when M.D. of V Ships and decided to stay on in retirement two years ago, so…

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Nicholas Courtney (58-62)

Nick Courtney (58-62) began working as a land agent for Colin Tennant on the Caribbean island of Mustique in 1971 and remained involved with the mercurial Lord Glenconner (as he later became) to the end of his life. They were working together on Tennant’s autobiography when he died in 2010. Appointed as the peer’s literary…

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Mark Martin (79-84)

After Pangbourne I studied Urban Land Management at what was Portsmouth Polytechnic. Subsequently I worked in London’s West End for most of the 1990s at Hillier Parker buying, selling and leasing property as an agent for such clients as the Crown Estate and Land Securities. The move to Sydney in 1997 was very much a…

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Richard Morrell (76-80)

After completing his Arts degree, Richard worked in California for several years, developing his own photographic style using an old-fashioned 5×4 film camera and combining it with what was then new computer illustration and image manipulation. This led to commercial contracts with image libraries, magazines and book publishers. He is now Creative Director of Sophie…

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Rupert Meacher (87-90)

Rupert has been Assistant Clerk at The Worshipful Company of Cutlers for the last eight years. He went to the Cutlers’ after five years working as a Private Secretary, before which he served in The Life Guards for four years. In his words: “It all seems a very long time ago!”

Successful OP Dinner and AGM held at the College

An enjoyable evening was had by 85 OPs who gathered at the College on Friday October 26. The arrangements, as usual, were impeccable thanks to Catering Manager Steve Williams and Bursar Ron Obbard (prominent behind the bar). An excellent meal, including some outstandingly well-cooked beef, was efficiently served and a convivial time was had by…

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