Felix Spender (71-76)

                      Felix Spender (71-76) is “resolving conflict in the workplace” according to a feature article in the Swindon & Wiltshire News at the end of August, 2015.   A career Army officer who was in the Royal Irish Rangers and served on peace-keeping missions with…

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Matthew Wilson (89-92)

            Matthew Wilson (89-92) “recently returned to Pangers to help out with CCF and actually had the quite surreal experience of doing a bit of marking in the staff room (now being a teacher myself at a visiting local school) – I met Dom Somner while I was there – …

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Rowing successes

              Beth Rodford reports:   Here is a quick report regarding the Pangbourne College international representation this summer.   Luke Towers (OP 2015) raced at the Junior World Championships in Rio in the Junior Men’s Four which finished with a silver medal (photos above). The full report can be…

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Jeffrey Bernard (46-48)

              Jeffrey Bernard (46-48), who died in 1997, popped back into the news in August when BBC Radio 4 staged a production of the famous 1989 Keith Waterhouse stage play Jeffrey Bernard is Unwell.   In this production Sir John Hurt played Bernard. According to the leading radio critic…

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Keith Evans (33-37)

              The redoubtable Commander Keith Evans (33-37), now aged 95, sprang into action recently following the news that the bell of the famous World War Two battlecruiser HMS Hood had been recovered from the Denmark Strait where the ship was sunk by the German battleship Bismark on May 24th,…

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Anthony Clifford (75-82)

                  Anthony Clifford (75-82) is having a mid-life crisis and departs at the end of August on a five-month break from his work in the financial services sector in London to take part as a crew member on several legs of the Round-The-World Clipper race. He writes:…

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Martin Kneath

Currently working in Bangkok, Martin and Ailsa Kneath’s thoughts are very much with the Hudson family today. Our son Olly is representing the Kneath family. We are sorry not to be able to be with you.  Best wishes, Martin and Ailsa

John (WJH) Dick Macquarie 1959-63

An invitation to the Conway Worcester Pangbourne International reunion in Sydney in October reminded me to let past friends know what I am doing.   I joined P&O after NCP and during this time got married to my NZ lady Nancy. She and I enjoyed my last ship with P&O “Aden” for nearly 6 months…

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Samantha Garland (98-00)

                      “I left the College in 2000 having being Chief of St George ( that was the first year the girls marched on their own) and the year the FIM chapel was opened and Anthony retired.   Since then I have studied Drama at university…

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Mike Smith (60-65)

                Mike Smith (60-65) whose latest book about the social responsibility of business Great Company  was published earlier in 2015 (and is reviewed elsewhere on this site), recently appeared on the Danny Pyke Show on BBC Radio Surrey & Sussex alongside the South African whistleblower Wendy Addison.  …

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