OP Reunion in Sydney

OP Reunion in Sydney set for October 22 Nick Lampe and Alex Hunter write: “Following on from the OP BBQ in March, it was agreed that an informal get-together would be held at the “Lord Nelson” pub in Argyle Place, The Rocks, Sydney on the evening of Friday 22nd October from 1800 hrs. English-style ales…

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Michael Sichel (48-51)

“For myself, I am 12 years into working in Australia and elsewhere to restore children damaged largely by medicine and politics. Medicine – because our children now receive 39 vaccines before school age and the vulnerable ones over-react. Politically – because big pharmaceutical companies and governments are now virtually one. To give a recent example:…

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Setback for Simpson & Percy

Skandia Sail for Gold regatta, Weymouth Bay Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson (90-95) managed 7th place in the Star class in the Skandia Sail for Gold Olympic qualification regatta in Weymouth Bay in mid-August – the duo’s worst result in international competition for quite some time. Despite the result the pair were the best-placed British…

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W.S. LUND (40-43)

Dr. William Lund MS FRCS (40-43) died at home on July 22, 2010, aged 84, after a long illness. Bill, as he was always known, was not only an outstanding surgeon but a “gentle, special man” writes Lionel Stephens who attended the funeral with his wife Pat on August 5th. The large parish church of…

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IAN HEALEY HOLLINRAKE (45-48)

Cdr. Ian Hollinrake RN died in July, 2010, aged 79.   Ian Hollinrake was born in Heywood, Lancashire, and from an early age wanted to join the Royal Navy. At the NCP he did well academically, particularly in Maths and Physics, and passed into BRNC Dartmouth in 1948. Commissioned in 1951, he served in the…

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OP Rugby XV to tke part in old boys tournament

Event set for Bank Holiday Monday August 30 at Richmond RFC Jack Muggridge writes: “The Old Pangbournian Rugby Club are taking part in the annual Old Boy’s summer tournament at Richmond Rugby Club. The competition this year will take place on the Monday Bank holiday 30th August. Unfortunately, most OP’s are excluded from selection as it is…

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JOHN LANG (55-58)

John Lang set a hare running with a letter to The Daily Telegraph July 27 about British-flagged ships. John, a retired Rear Admiral, had spotted that the vessel which took The Queen on a Hebridean cruise earlier in the month “was wearing the Red Ensign, the much respected, and increasingly rare, symbol of British register.”…

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ANDREW SIMPSON (90-95)

Andrew simpson with his sailing partner Iain Percy has been rated “one of Britain’s strongest gold medal chances for 2012” in a survey by The Sunday Telegraph. “America’s Cup duty with TeamOrigin and the recent birth of Simpson’s son have restricted their competitive season this year,” noted the paper. “But, as their victory at the…

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ROBIN PATERSON (69-73)

A full page spread in The Sunday Times at the start of July brought us up to date with a huge property development in the Caribbean being masterminded by OP developer Robin Paterson and his business partner the hotelier Michael Pemberton. According to the report, the Paradise Beach development of 35 villas with price tags…

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