OP’s invited to 2011 Founder’s Day

Founders Day will be held on Saturday 2nd July 2011 Founder’s Day will be held at The College on Saturday 2nd July 2011. All OP’s and their families are very welcome. Invitations will be sent out by The College additionally to specific decade groups nearer the time. This process has been successful for many years…

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OP Under-21 XV do well at Richmond

OP XV excells itself at Richmond tournament at the end of August. Jack Muggridge writes: “We arrived at Richmond RFC to play the annual old boys tournament on the 30th August Bank Holiday Monday with a strong squad of 18 players. We played King Edward VI, Southampton in the first round of the main Cup…

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OP golfers win again!

The OP Golf Society gains revenge for last year’s defeat by College golfers. Twelve OP golfers and 12 College golfers contested their annual match at Goring & Streatley Golf Club on Tuesday October 12th. This year the encounter took the form of six fourballs and matchplay based on handicap difference. The result was a decisive victory for the OPs by…

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Worcester, Conway and Pangbourne meeting

The President of the Conway Club and Chairmen of the Old Worcester’s and Pangbournian’s meet in London. The Chairmen of the Old Conway, Worcester and Pangbournians met in London on 13th October 2010 to compare notes on how each organisation keeps in contact with their respective colleagues. Tom Mason is President of the Conway Club.…

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EWEN SOUTHBY-TAILYOUR (55-59)

In his second letter published in The Daily Telegraph in 2010 Ewen Southby-Tailyour argued in early October that it was “lunacy and unworkable” for the Admiralty Board to apparently favour one fixed-wing carrier protected by just 12 escorts in the ongoing Defence Review. Ewen pointed out that all but one of the campaigns involving British…

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My company, Hazeldene Consultancy Services, has jsut unveiled a new web site for Forces Business Net www.forcesbusinessnet.com – a port of call for Armed Forces and former Armed Forces personnel seeking work or looking to employ Service people. We continue to operate The Liquid List -a networking opportunity for former Service folk who may be…

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Robin Knight (56-61) Letter to The Times

In a letter to The Times published on September 24th, Robin Knight (56-61) took issue with the England batting selections for the forthcoming Ashes tour of Australia. Pointing out the poor batting averages and performances during the 2010 English season by those chosen for the Ashes tour, and the non-selection of the leading four batsmen…

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MIke Smith (68-71) Letter to The Times

In a letter published in The Times September 23, OP Mike Smith came to the defence of Business Secretary Vince Cable following the latter’s “robust critique of capitalism” in a speech to the Liberal Democrat party conference. According to Smith, Dr. Cable “was patently stating the obvious” in his various criticisms and “simply pointing out…

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