Ewen Southby-Tailyour (55-59)

In the annual awards of the Ocean Cruising Club (OCC) for contributions to offshore sailing, OP Ewen Southby-Tailyour (55-59), who inspired the biannual Jester Challenge, has been awarded an OCC Jester Medal for his work in promoting the event. The Jester Challenge involves boats under 30ft competing in a single-handed ‘race’ to Atlantic destinations. It…

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Patrick Roberts (70-75)

“On leaving Pangbourne I went to Sandhurst in 1976 and found it a breeze after the discipline at school (and interestingly Sandhurst at the time wasn’t a good introduction to Army life – it is now). I was commissioned into the 13th/18th Royal Hussars and arrived to find Willy Shuttleworth and Simon Ledger soon also…

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Sally Graddon (Clare; xx-xx)

“I qualified as a doctor in 2005, married Paul in 2006, gave birth to my first daughter in 2008 and decided to leave medicine. I had my second daughter in 2012 and since then have been making and selling chain maille jewellery www.sallygraddondesigns.co.uk and also doing a course in copy-editing in my non-existent spare time.…

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Hannah Stone (98-03)

“How great to have an email about the lovely lady OPs! After leaving Pangbourne, I went to university and did an undergraduate degree in Psychology and Sociology, a Masters in Health Psychology and then worked in Broadmoor and in child and adolescent eating disorder services. Following this, I did a doctorate in Forensic Psychology, which…

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Emma Draper (Cork; 96-00)

“I’ve been pretty busy since leaving Pangbourne in 2000! Having been at the College for four wonderful years I went to art college for a year and managed to get on to the Fine Art degree course at Southampton Institute (Now Solent University). I had a wonderful three years there and left with my BS…

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Tony Morrow (58-62)

Tony organised a Royal Yacht Britannia 60th Anniversary reunion at Windsor Castle on November 29th. There were 500 “Yachties,” as those who have served on the Royal Yacht are called, in attendance. The evening commenced with a drinks reception hosted by Her Majesty the Queen and in the presence of HRH the Duke of Edinburgh,…

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Miles Eden-Smith (54-57)

Recently I have represented the OP Society at three events that recognize the College’s Merchant Navy and World War 11 heritage. The Annual National Service For Seafarers at St. Paul’s cathedral. This is a very moving service and is attended by seafarers and their families/friends from all sectors of the seafaring world. It is ticketed…

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News from South Africa

The OP Rep in Johannesburg, Shaun Maynard (60-64) reports: “Lionel Stephens flew out here in early October to visit us and Mary Norris in Pretoria. Basically he was in good form, but found the long haul flights difficult, which is not surprising considering his age. In the week he stayed with us, we covered many…

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Robert Ogden (60-64)

Captain Robert Ogden BSc (’60-’64) who lives in Hove and is an Instructor/Consultant with the C-Mar Group (global marine and energy services) has written a novel. It has not been published in hard or paperback form but is available on Amazon Kindle or through robertpierpoint@gmail.com According to the publisher’s promotional note, A SHARD OF GLASS…

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Tim Tilden-Smith (43-46)

I have just had a book published in America entitled The Hill of Affluence (2013). I am still involved in the family business Archivist which is based in Guernsey. It specialises in document storage for the Finance industry. I retired from Stockbroking in 2003 but still advise family and friends on investment. Married to an…

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