Marcus Gondolo-Gordon (88-93), the OP Rep on Corfu, was one of several hundred passengers rescued in heavy seas in the Adriatic from the Norman Atlantic ferry which caught fire at the end of December while sailing from Greece to Italy. Marcus, 40, was travelling with his wife Mia and their two daughters Phaedra and Seraphina.…Details
“It’s been a long time since I last posted something for the OP Magazine and website. So there may be some duplication for which I apologise. Having graduated as a vet from Edinburgh back in 1999, I worked for a few years in mixed and small animal practice before heading out to…Details
“Tiger” Leahu (70-74) lives in Hammond, Indiana, USA. After the NCP he moved to the Virgin Islands where he worked as a tattoo artist. He then returned to mainland USA and went in to silkscreen production 1984-90. From 1990-96 he was in the US Merchant Marine, specialising in industrial painting and sandblasting. In 1996 he…Details
“All is well here in Niagara on the Lake and it has been another busy year running the “Duncan Quinn House,” reports Peter Griffiths (57-60) from Canada. We had some downtime in Florida and Mexico during the year (2014) and I also had a memorable trip to Holland to watch the Men and Women’s World…Details
Claire Owen (Hall; 98-01) reports that in June, 2013 she married Chilton Owen who she met seven years ago whilst training as a ski instructor in Canada. Today the couple are settled in the Cotswolds and Claire works as a property-buying consultant for The Buying Solution.
Olivia Thomas (04-11) graduated from Sussex University with a 2.1 in English Literature in July. At university she received the School Prize for her endeavours in founding a poetry society. Since then she has started her first job – as a Business Development Executive at Commerce Decisions, a company based in Milton Park, near Oxford.…Details
Tim Fitzgerald (61-64) is Reader in Religion in the School of Arts & Humanities at the University of Stirling in Scotland. Among courses he is teaching this year are ‘Religion & Postcolonialism’, ‘Religion & Gender’, and ‘Religion, Ethics & Society’. On his website he writes: “I am lucky to work in a good and productive…Details
Six OPs who left the College in the early 1970s met for lunch recently at the Royal Victoria Yacht Club in Fishbourne on the Isle of Wight. The reunion was held to celebrate the 60th birthday of former CCCC Rob Andrews (67-72). Also present were John Fisher (68-71) Tim and Mike Wray, Ross Stewart and…Details
Robin Batt (61-64) was made a Freeman of the City of London in September 2014. Then in late-October he was made a Liveryman of The Honourable Company of Master Mariners.
For the past 14 years James has been teaching Maths and coaching rugby at prep schools. Currently he is at Elstree School which he joined in 2006. Before that, he taught at Horris Hill School from 2001-06. He is an RFU level 2 coach and qualified rugby referee. After Pangbourne James joined FT Everard as…Details