D.P.C. Daley (47-50)

  The death in November, 2016 of EAC Paul (47-49) led to a search for any fellow OPs who sailed with him in the Union Castle shipping line. Patrick Daley (47-50) was one of them, and he got in touch in December to update us on his career.     “There are five names on the…

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A break on the Broads 1961

                      From the bulging historic photographic portfolio of Andrew Herbert (58-62) via Sam Strachan (58-62) in Melbourne, Australia and originally from Brian Panisset (58-63) who lives in New South Wales, a bit north of Sydney, we received the image above of Pangbournianjs at play taken…

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Andy Rowe (75-78)

                    Andy Rowe (75-78) is the bass guitarist in a band called The Room. It has two albums out and a live DVD is due for release in January, 2017 with a third album due in 2018.   Andy recalls tfhat his first-ever live performance was…

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Philip Wagstaff (69-72)

                Philip Wagstaff (69-72) lives in Halifax in Yorkshire and is keen to re-establish contact with some of his contemporaries at the College. To contact him, email op@pangbourne.com   Aftger Pangbourne, Philip went into the hotel and catering business, managing a hotel in Harrogate and spending two years…

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M.G.T. Harris (54-59)

Admiral Mike Harris (54-59) has recently completed an MA at the University of Buckingham with a thesis about a “supreme naval war fighter.” He takes up the story:     “I’m writing to tell you, rather diffidently, that I have recently joined the ranks of paid authors, in the shape of a new entry in…

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Sally Graddon (Clare; 98-00)

                Dr. Sally Graddon (nee Clare; 98-00) writes from Devon:   “It’s been a busy few years one way and another! My husband and I now have three beautiful children who provide endless fun and keep us on our toes! I’m finding it hard to believe that my…

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Richard Boundy (79-84)

          Richard Boundy (79-84) lives in Warrington, Cheshire. For the past year he has been Sales & Marketing Director of Action Reclaim which enables social tenants to make claims for housing disrepair.   In a varied career, Richard has held a number of sales and amrketing positions in publishing and housing-related areas.…

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College marks Remembrance Sunday

“Remembrance Sunday is always a very special occasion at Pangbourne College,” writes Development Director Karen Hartshorn, “and in the village of Pangbourne. As one new member of staff was heard to say: ‘At Pangbourne they do it properly’. Over 1,000 people, including parents, grandparents, Old Pangbournians, Parents of Old Pangbournians and former members of staff, joined…

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Rugby: OPs working in the game

A discussion on LinkedIn begun by Chris Andrew (78-84) has turned up a number of OPs earning a living from or coaching rugby.   Chris is the driving force behind a ten-person company called Roaring Rugby Ltd that coaches 1,000 primary school pupils a week in the skills of the game in the Wiltshire and…

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Chris Brown (52-55)

  Chris Brown (52-55) responded to the obituary of Alan Paul (47-49; see Obituaries):   “I sailed with Alan on a couple of occasions and am sorry to hear of his passing. We had good times together and I had many things in common. I decided to leave Union-Castle in 1969 as Chief Officer with…

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