OP DINNER 2012

New date set for 2012 OP Dinner at the College. Important construction work at the College during the Easter holidays in April means that the date of the 2012 OP Dinner has had to be changed. The Dinner will now take place on the evening of Friday October 26th. Overnight accommodation will be provided for…

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Roger Slater (57-61)

Mike Nicholson’s recollections of the NCP in the late-1950s/early 1960s are fascinating. These were my years and there is much in this account that I don’t recall at all – though I do remember Potter blowing down the gas pipe for the Bunsen burners, to cause an air block! I don’t recall bad teaching –…

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OPs living in France

It was a vintage year in France, some brilliant summer sunshine once the clouds had drifted back to pudding island, and some cracking grapes, writes Barney Spender. And that probably accounts for the fact that the small but perfectly formed band of APs – Anciens Pangbourniens – were unable to agree a date in their…

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OPs living in France

The OP Rep in Paris, BARNEY SPENDER (76-81) barneyspender@yahoo.co.uk
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Up-to-date news of a number of Anciens Pangbourniens (aka OPs) resident in France (at least 15 OPs are known to be living in the country) has been posted on the Bulletin Board.

OP Ladies defeat the College

Close encounter enjoyed by all. On the 8th December the 1st XI Girls Hockey team welcomed the OP Ladies to play the annual fixture writes Lucy Hamblin-Rooke (01-08). The afternoon was very enjoyable and many laughs were shared amongst the OP’s who have not mixed together for a long time. We had leavers from 2006…

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OP XV defeats Old Tamensians 20-17

Hard-fought victory after being 17-3 down at half time. On  the 5th November the Old Pangbournian Rugby Club were invited by the old boys of Lord Williams School in Thame, Old Tamensians, to play against them on their Founders Day, writes Jack Muggridge (01-08). We accepted the fixture and turned up with a strong squad…

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Fergus van Niekerk (93-00)

I took a degree in business management and economics at Oxford Brookes and have been pursuing an international business career ever since. I began in South Africa from 2004-07 working in marketing and franchise development. I then moved to Germany and to a firm called SAP Deutschland AG & Co. where I specialised in channel…

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Rex Irwin (55-59)

My career has been pleasant and fairly uneventful. I arrived in Australia on my 21st birthday in 1962 hoping to continue my career in the wine trade but sadly the wines Australia grew in those days were not the best, so that did not last. I stayed about eighteen months doing various odd-ish jobs, one…

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