David Brown (92-99)

David Writes:   “On reading the OP Magazine #45 I noticed that I was listed as a “Lost OP”. So here is an update:   “In 2000 I graduated in 2000 with BSc Honours in Geology, then again in 2001 with MSc in Petroleum Exploration. I am currently working on MSc Drilling Engineering.   In…

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Michael Askwith (59-64)

                  Following a high profile 30-year career in the United Nations Development Programme and with other UN agencies which took him around Africa, the Mideast, Europe and North America, Michael Askwith (59-63), now based in the West country, has undertaken more than 60 short-term missions for the UNDP…

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R.W. Grenside (52-55)

Robin Paine (55-58) was on a cruise in the Eastern Mediterranean when he met up by chance with Richard Grenside (Hesperus 1952-55) on board Seaborne Odyssey sailing from Istanbul to the Black Sea and back through the Bosphorus and Dardanelles to Izmir. He writes: “Richard left the NCP in 1955 to join Cable & Wireless,…

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Peter Tambling (50-53)

Peter writes: “The MN Sunday parades at the London Cenotaph and at the Trinity Square Gardens went well in the good weather. The Cenotaph part was ruined by the overhead clatter from police helicopters circling above, for reasons unknown, but it was excessive believe me. Nobody heard anything from those Clergy and Admirals taking part.…

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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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