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.…


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…


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…


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…


OPs in Tenerife

Bill Bailey (58-62) writes that “for the information of any OPs passing through Tenerife, I can be contacted on tel: 00 34 922 725 941 (res) & 00 34 628 015 207 (mob). Better to forewarn me by email at: You may be interested to know that an OP, John Lucas (60-64, McQ) runs…


David Rendle (73-78)

“We are all well and living in Gosport. Gail is working part-time and I am working in a variety of educational roles, namely: teacher training, geography fieldwork, tutoring and some supply to keep my hand in. The year in Durham was wonderful for me as I loved my work with the university, but Gail and…


Jollyon Coombs (59-63)

A veteran fund-raiser for good causes Jollyon is planning to make one final effort “before he gets too old” – The Great Glen Row during the week of 16th June, 2014. Now aged 68 with the encumbrance of a triple bypass and the loss of some lung, Jollyon will be rowing across Scotland from Fort…


Malcolm MacKenzie (52-55)

“My news since my last letter is unchanged. I continue to live happily by the sea south of Athens and to work from my office in Piraeus. I find Greece is a delightful place to live partly as the Greeks take shipping so seriously and partly because the sun seems to shine endlessly all year…


Rohan Batra (06-11)

Rohan completed the Reading Half Marathon in March in one hour 42 minutes. He raised £245 for the charity ‘Toe in the Water’ which helps injured servicemen and women to recover from their injuries through competitive sailing.

Rohan is a Sailing Instructor and Venue Technician.