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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Tiffany Holloway (Blagg; 98-02)

                        In July, 2015 Tiffany wrote:   “I left Pangbourne in 2002 and went on a gap year doing a scuba diving conservation project with Greenforce in Borneo.  I then studied Physiotherapy at The University of Liverpool and graduated with a 1st.   After…

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Chris Williams (68-70)

From a recent press release:   Chris Williams (68-70)  moved to South Africa in 1970 and after graduating at University of Witwatersrand Johannesburg, started his career in 1977 with P+O’s South African ship broking company, Peninsular Shipping, where he became a successful ship broker and director, handling grain, ore, steels, fertiliser and coal broking for…

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Anna Sterling (00-01) on parade

                  Anna Sterling (00-01), wearing her Paravicini blazer,  took her place representing the Old Pangbournian Society among a line of illustrious Royal Navy admirals at a recent ceremony.   The occasion was HMS President’s Ceremonial Divisions 2015 on the Broadwalk, HM Tower of London on 26th May…

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New OP Rep in USA

                    Gyles Thornley (88-93) gthornley@gmail.com who lives in Aspen, Colorado, has agreed to become the fourth OP Rep in the United States.   The others are Wayne Heyland wheyland@gmail.com in New York, Nick Gillett mail@nick-g.com in Los Angeles and Jeff Beech-Garwood jeffbeechg@gmail.com  in Minnesota.   It…

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Louis Bearn (07-12)

The OP Rep in Melbourne, Australia, Richard Strachan (58-62), reports:   “I have just today (June 26th, 2015) said au revoir to OP Louis Bearn (2012) who returns home in a few days to Bicester after his obviously enjoyed and worthwhile sojourn at Melbourne University before completing his final year of “History” at the Royal…

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