Ben Brunton (90-95)

“I began clay target shooting back in 1993 while at the College. With early instruction and coaching, it became evident that I had a good eye and natural ability for this demanding sport. Since then I have represented England and GB at home and overseas. In 1999 I became world champion. In 2003, with my…

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Paddy Evelegh (58-61)

The OP Rep. in Perth, Western Australia, reports (March 20, 2014): “We had a Conway, Worcester, Pangbourne gathering in Fremantle the other day and had three from Pangers – Mike Furlong (52-55), myself and John Firth (54-58) who I now discover spends half of most years “Down Under” to escape the British winter. John is…

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Bill Bailey (58-62)

Bill has bravely committed to participate in a charity cycle ride in Tenerife in aid of the RMA (Charitable Trust Fund) and Cancer Research. The event title is: The Tenerife Coast To Coast OTT Charity Ride. The ride, which will take place on 1st April 2014, will comprise a start in the North of the…

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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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