Peter Wetherell (66-70)

              Peter Wetherell (66-70), founder and chief executive of the Mayfair-based estate agency Wetherell, appeared on a late-night television documentary in February titled “Welcome to Mayfair.” The hour-long programme on BBC2  highlighted the varied existences of a wide range of Mayfair residents and businesses. Much time was devoted to…

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Abbie Parsons (08-13)

          England Women U20 Head Coach Jo Yapp has named her team to take on the Army at Aldershot Army Rugby Stadium on Tuesday 17 February, kick-off 7pm. It includes Abbie Parsons (08-13) in the front row. Yapp, who fronts a new coaching line-up for the season has handed Darlington Mowden…

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Class of ’84 reunion

                As sent in by A.J. Hoffman. The lunch took place 4 July, 2014, in The Swan.   On the left from front: Ralph Arundell; Patrick Gildart Jackson; Karen Politzer; Albert Jan Hofman; Ian Busby; Simon Higginbottom.   Top right: Stephen Cunningham; Will Parry; Josh Risso-Gill; Peter Politzer;…

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“Yank” Lengyel-Leahu (70-74)

Hello Shipmates, Just an update on what I’ve up to since my last post. I’ve returned to sea working as a deckhand on bulk carriers on the Great Lakes. The Lakes stay open from March to January so its Arctic conditions in blue ice at the beginning and end of seasons – rough work. For…

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Richard Pickwoad (59-64)

I have just found this site and decided after many decades to join the Old Pangbournian Society. I attended the College around 1959 and 64 (not entirely sure of the precise dates).  My house was Illawarra. I left the school with five O levels and went into the theatrical world. At the age of 67…

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Simon Macfarlane (60-64)

Simon retired recently after a succcessful later career in horticulture. Following the NCP, he went to Grenoble University and then joined the Army. Poor health shortened his military career and he went into futures trading for a while before moving into horticulture. He lives near Norwich in Norfolk.

Jerry Grandage (53-58)

Jerry writes from Melbourne, Australia: “Since leaving Pangbourne in 1958 I ‘haven’t tried very hard’ to keep in touch with the College, but I now offer a brief summary of the last 56 (!) years. Starting with ‘work,’ I served as an Engineer Apprentice with the Handley Page aircraft company, finishing in 1964 with a…

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Toby Hickman (56-60)

“I was in MacQuarie Division. I left the College to join Union Castle Line, MV Kenilworth Castle with Peter Fleming, during the seamen’s strike in London in August 1960, then joined the BSA Police in Southern Rhodesia in 1962.” (Ed: Toby returned to the UK in the 1980s and worked in the security industry for…

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Rhodri Lewis (01-08)

Rhodri is raising money for Shelter Cymru, a local charity which he works with alongside his job in Swansea. He is taking part in the Ride to the Rugby – destination Paris. If any OP is able to sponsor him, he would really appreciate it. Sponsor through http://virginmoneygiving After Pangbourne Rhodri went to Swansea University…

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