OP authors two books in one year

Colonel Ewen Southby-Tailyour (55-59) produces two books during 2010. The military historian Ewen Southby-Tailyour has accomplished the unusual feat of authoring and compiling two books that have appeared within months of each other towards the end of 2010. The first – “Helmand Assault” – describes the hectic and bloody six month deployment in Helmand province,…

Details

Remembrance Sunday 2010

The Chairman is invited to the Service of Remembrance to lay a wreath on behalf of Old Pangbournians I felt very fortunate to represent the OP’s at the Service of Remembrance at the College. I laid a wreath on our behalf commemorating those who died during and since the last World War. I had not…

Details

Paul Haynes (78-83)

I am an OP of 1983 vintage, Managing Director of Cadogan Tate Ltd (moving & storage) and a Freemason. I regularly visit the Old Wellingtonian Lodge that meets in Fremason’s Hall, London WC2 and once a year at Wellington College, Crowthorne, Berkshire. During my visits I have met one other OP Freemason. I am interested…

Details

David Harding (72-78)

According to a long profile in The Sunday Times (14.11.10 – page7 of the News Review section) David, owner of Winton Capital Management, one of the world’s most successful futures funds, goes from strength to strength. Winton Capital now employs 200 people, 100 of whom are scientists experienced in analysing data. It returns around 17%…

Details

Successful OP Day

Around 50 OPs of all vintages enjoyed a return to the College on OP Day, Saturday November 6th. At the 77th AGM of the OP Society held in the Yellow Room in Devitt House, about 20 OPs received a full briefing from OP Society Chairman Mark Dumas on what the Society had achieved during the…

Details

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…

Details

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…

Details

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…

Details