OP helps OP find a new job

As we enter another difficult year when identifying and forging a career, or even just finding a job, is more important than ever, OPs might be interested to learn that The Liquid List (informal monthly networking meetings) is entering its 19th year of activity.  For the last 18 years these events, organised by OP Mike Nicholson…


Ewen Southby-Tailyour (55-59)

Ewen spent most of 2012 researching and writing a new book, tentatively titled “The Battle Britain Lost: Exocet 1982”. Ostensibly, the book concerns the story of the French Exocet, air-launched, anti-ship missile deployed in 1982 by Argentina during the Falklands campaign. But as Ewen makes clear in the Introduction, the work is also “a narrative…


N.D. Pascoe (45-49)

Neil Pascoe (45-49), a retired Lt. Cdr. in the Royal Navy, died early in January, 2014.

Commander Pascoe lived in Kalchrenan, Argyll, Scotland. We have no other details. He lost contact with the OP Society in the 1970s.

Colin St. Clair-Ford (52-56)

Sir Colin St. Clair Ford died peacefully at his home in Somerset on 3rd December, 2012. A Service of Thanksgiving was held on 18th December at St. James’s Church, East Lambrook. After the NCP, Colin worked for a time in the brewing industry. He became the 8th Baronet in August, 2009, but had had no…


David Ogden (63-67)

David is now living in the Philippines but plans to move back to Cyprus in the Spring of 2013 and live in the Paphos area. After leaving the NCP in 1967, he joined the Royal Navy and served four years. From 1983-94 he worked for Occidental Petroleum. He then worked in North Sea oil logistics…



The Headmaster, Thomas Garnier, has agreed to be Guest of Honour at a major reunion of all OPs in Australia and New Zealand planned to take place in Melbourne over the weekend of October 4-6, 2013. [Thomas Garnier (r) with Chairman of the Board of Governors Michael Allsop (l) and Col. Alastair Bruce on Founders’…


R.C.C. HALL (41-44)

Robert Hall (41-44) died earlier in 2012 in Cape Town, South Africa as reported by his wife Anne. She writes: “Robert was always interested to know of all the activities and the tremendous changes made since his time at the College. One thing he did not forget was his navigation. His crew (me and two…



Latest issue of the impressive Pangbourne College magazine published. OPs wishing to receive a copy of the latest issue of the Pangbourne College magazine Colours should contact Lindsey Hughes Lindsey.Hughes@pangcoll.co.uk or Caroline Kemp Caroline.Kemp@pangcoll.co.uk in the marketing department at the school or by calling them on 0118 984 2101. The new issue, 72-pages in length,…


OPs urged to update Business Directory

Three and a half years after its launch the OP Business Directory now covers 37 separate business categories from Aviation to Wine Making. To grow the directory and make it as useful as possible to as many OPs as possible, we need more individuals to add details of their work and skills. Following an earlier…