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
Barney Spender (76-81) writes: “A 40th wedding anniversary in Newmarket in July 2014 provided an opportunity for an impromptu gathering of OPs and members of the Devitt family, founders of the College. John Harris (centre) was at Pangbourne between 1962 and 1967 before going on to join the Royal Navy. In 1974, his wedding delayed…Details
Alice Hopkin (06-08) is now a nurse in the Royal Navy. She writes: “As you may know I joined the Royal Navy in 2014 and passed out in June having won the Captain’s prize for best recruit. Before joining the RN I qualified as a nurse from Cardiff University gaining a first class honours degree.…Details
HMS Mercury, the Royal Navy’s Communications and Navigation school occupied the 120 acre Peel Family Leydene Estate two miles north west of Clanfield, Hampshire, from 1941 to 1993. Over half a million personnel served or trained at Mercury during the 52 years of its existence and amongst its distinguished visitors were The Queen, Prince Phillip,…Details
Richard Waldron (1952-56 and one of the first rowers) exhibited his artwork at the Worshipful Company of Painter Stainers in the City alongside other artists including Ken Howard RA OBE and Jennifer Evans, country and animal artist and the wife of another OP. (http://www.paintersfineart.org.uk/). Incidentally, whilst the following account is from the year after my…Details