Geoff Popple (58-62)

The OP Rep. in Cape Town reports that he completed the grueling 2014 Cape Argus/Pick n Pay Momentum Cycle Tour of the Cape Peninsula March 8 in 5 hours 42 minutes. This represented a huge improvement of nearly an hour on Geoff’s last effort in this marathon in 2012. Modestly, he puts it down to…

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Mike Smith (60-65)

“As a matter of interest, St Paul Press in Mumbai, India, are publishing an edition of my book “The Fullness of Life” sometime this year. This is somewhat surprising at they are a leadingCatholic publishing house and I’m an unrepentant Non-Conformist Protestant! I was in India lastNovember for a couple of weeks. Meanwhile, I’ve just…

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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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