Tim Quinlan (68-73)

I ended up in South Africa after having done a year and half in Australia, New Zealand and Belgium (and London) doing various jobs like truck driving, construction site labourer, stockman and realising that I did not want life like that and that I did want to study at university level. So I applied everywhere.…

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David Harding (72-78)

According to a report in the Financial Times July 26, Winton, the London-based hedge fund founded by David Harding, paid its staff and partners £197 million in dividends and salaries in 2013. Recently Winton increased the assets in its low-cost equities fund to more than $1 billion for the first time. In total it has…

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Peter Tambling (50-53)

“I started “messing about at sea” aboard local colliers trading coal from South Wales to Portishead, courtesy of the local Dockmaster Capt Davis. He was a sidesman for Evensong at the local Parish church where my Grandfather was Parish Warden/Organist/choirman. An introduction soon found me aboard S.S.Rockleaze which had been over to Port Winston at…

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Duncan Bell (51-54)

A photo of Duncan, still racing stock cars, can be seen in the Gallery. This was at a race he won in Coventry in early June. His friend Anthony Fenwick-Wilson (53-57) writes that “Duncan is the one in the middle, proving yet again the value of a Nautical College, Pangbourne, education!”

Tim Quinlan (68-73)

I resigned as research director of an HIV/AIDS research organisation (the Health Economics & HIV/AIDS Research Division – HEARD) at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in 2010. We then moved to the Western Cape to the village of Greyton in the Overberg region. I became a professor at the Free University, Amsterdam. This continued to June,…

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Christopher Gillett (71-75)

Chris made a fleeting appearance on BBC Two’s Gardener’s World on June 6th – talking about the soothing influence of the beautiful gardens at Glyndebourne Opera where he is appearing as Valzacchi in ‘Der Rosenkavalier’ until July. It is the first time the increasingly well-known tenor has worked for Glyndebourne for more than 20 years.…

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Anthony Fenwick-Wilson (53-57)

This last year has been a pretty busy time for me. As well as expanding my renewable energy research business, we’ve bought an old (over a thousand year old!) house in Shropshire, next to a 1,300 year old church, with a 2,600 year old tree in the churchyard – so, as my friends like to…

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Philip Preston (60-64)

Sir Philip Preston writes: “On leaving I spent a couple of years with J & C Harrisons which in many ways proved to be my real education. After some wilderness years, I studied architecture as a mature student at the Architectural Association.Appreciating that one has but one life, I took my family to France where…

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Mike Smith (60-65)

Mike hosted an event for 60 business leaders in Edinburgh in early May devoted to promoting trust and integrity in the global economy (TIGE). Attended by a capacity audience of 60, the event was held in conjunction with the law firm Tods Murray’s Women in Business Network. TIGE was established in the wake of the…

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