In 2012 David Nicholson published a book of verse titled Breaking Bread. It contains 47 poems one of which, The Far Place, is about Pangbourne. It was written in December 1981. We reproduce it here in full with David’s permission. Southwards across the ridges, The rolling undulating forever, The scudding clouds and brilliance of A…Details
Following the success of this year’s OP Reunion at the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron in Auckland, it was felt that we should try and make this an annual event. Accordingly, we have scheduled the next luncheon along the same lines for Tuesday, 19th February 2013. We will meet at 1200 hours at the RNZYS…Details
David Bolton (46-51) died peacefully in the Royal Cornwall Hospital on July 26th, 2012, aged 79. He had been unwell for the last year but was living at home in St. Teath until three days before his death. He was buried wearing his Pangbourne socks. A Service of Thanksgiving was later held at St. Endellion…Details
Bart Simpson and his wife are now the proud parents of a second child. Hamish James Simpson weighed in at 8lbs on his birth in early October, 2012.
Henry Blofeld to be Guest Speaker. Pangbourne College would like to invite you to a Cricket Dinner On Saturday 26thJanuary Tickets: £60 (Table of 10: £500) Reception 7.15pm RSVP(by 3rd December) Black tie firstname.lastname@example.org Carriages at midnight …Details
A dinner for all those connected with cricket at Pangbourne has been set for Saturday, 26th January, 2013, at the College. The guest speaker will be the well known BBC cricket commentator Henry Blofeld. Drinks will be served from 7.15pm. Dress: black tie. Cost: £60 a head. RSVP by 3rd December, 2012. All enquiries to…Details
Geoffrey Churcher (78-83) writes: I only picked up on this very sad news (of Richard’s death) recently and was a little taken aback at how upset I felt. Now 30 years since I left Pangbourne and approx 26 years since I last saw him at my younger brother George’s departure. I remember him fondly as…Details
David Harding (72-78) opens his books to show that he is “paying his share.” According to reports in The Sunday Times and The Daily Telegraph, David Harding, 51, the founder and 56 per cent owner of Winton Capital Management, a London-based hedge fund, paid an overall tax rate of 39 per cent since he made…Details
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Jeffrey Evans (61-66) has been elected to the ancient office of Sheriff of the City of London for 2012/13, often a precursor to election as Lord Mayor. After the NCP Jeffrey went to Pembroke College, Cambridge where he read Economics. His career in the City started in 1972 as a graduate trainee with Clarkson’s, the…Details