Successful OP Reunion in New Zealand

Auckland lunch attended by OP Society President. A hugely successful OP reunion lunch was held on February 20th at the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron in Auckland. Sixteen OPs attended accompanied by nine partners. Also in attendance was the President of the OP Society, Robin Knight (56-61) who was on holiday in New Zealand at…

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R.M. FURZE (42-46)

Wing Commander Robert Furze AFC (42-46) died on December 4, 2011, aged 83.  Robert Furze was educated at the NCP with a naval career in mind but became enthralled with the idea of flying and entered RAF Cranwell in 1947. A lengthy obituary in The Times described some of his exploits as a bomber pilot…

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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.