Ian Williams (61-63)

“I met Mike Beavington (59-63) at a lunch to celebrate the College acquisition of the Harbinger model. He told me that his old ski group had fallen by the wayside but he would love to go skiing again. So I introduced him to the Sussex-based “Dad’s Army” geriatric ‘racing team’ which for the last 20…

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OPs in Australia

Richard Strachan (58-62; OP Rep in Victoria) reports some OP sightings from Oz and other OP communications: “During a recent visit to Sydney I again met up with Ian Stanway (56-60) at a lunch party with mutual friends. He’s now retired following an illustrious career at sea, most recently in command of rather large oil…

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William Pickering (97-03)

After four years and 110 hours of flying, on 1st March 2011 I was informed that I was being made redundant by the Royal Air Force. Initially I attended several courses and careers fairs to determine what to do next. Whilst at a management careers fair I approached a number of companies and talked through…

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Ewen Southby-Tailyour (55-59)

Ewen spent most of 2012 researching and writing a new book, tentatively titled “The Battle Britain Lost: Exocet 1982″. Ostensibly, the book concerns the story of the French Exocet, air-launched, anti-ship missile deployed in 1982 by Argentina during the Falklands campaign. But as Ewen makes clear in the Introduction, the work is also “a narrative…

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David Ogden (63-67)

David is now living in the Philippines but plans to move back to Cyprus in the Spring of 2013 and live in the Paphos area. After leaving the NCP in 1967, he joined the Royal Navy and served four years. From 1983-94 he worked for Occidental Petroleum. He then worked in North Sea oil logistics…

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Andrew Gordon-Lennox (62-66)

In September, 2012, Andrew began a third career as the Clerk to the Worshipful Company of Glaziers and Painters of Glass. The company, number 53 in the City order of Livery precedence, has its Hall on the river at the south side of London Bridge. It concentrates on the artistic side of glass manufacture. After…

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Louis Carrel (62-67)

Louis (Illawarra 62-67) lives in Limassol, Cyprus, and has let the OP Society know that he would be happy to be the contact for that area. His e-mail is louiscarrel@btinternet.com Louis had lived in Cyprus for some 14 years when M.D. of V Ships and decided to stay on in retirement two years ago, so…

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Nicholas Courtney (58-62)

Nick Courtney (58-62) began working as a land agent for Colin Tennant on the Caribbean island of Mustique in 1971 and remained involved with the mercurial Lord Glenconner (as he later became) to the end of his life. They were working together on Tennant’s autobiography when he died in 2010. Appointed as the peer’s literary…

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Mark Martin (79-84)

After Pangbourne I studied Urban Land Management at what was Portsmouth Polytechnic. Subsequently I worked in London’s West End for most of the 1990s at Hillier Parker buying, selling and leasing property as an agent for such clients as the Crown Estate and Land Securities. The move to Sydney in 1997 was very much a…

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Richard Morrell (76-80)

After completing his Arts degree, Richard worked in California for several years, developing his own photographic style using an old-fashioned 5×4 film camera and combining it with what was then new computer illustration and image manipulation. This led to commercial contracts with image libraries, magazines and book publishers. He is now Creative Director of Sophie…

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