OPs living in France

It was a vintage year in France, some brilliant summer sunshine once the clouds had drifted back to pudding island, and some cracking grapes, writes Barney Spender. And that probably accounts for the fact that the small but perfectly formed band of APs – Anciens Pangbourniens – were unable to agree a date in their…

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Fergus van Niekerk (93-00)

I took a degree in business management and economics at Oxford Brookes and have been pursuing an international business career ever since. I began in South Africa from 2004-07 working in marketing and franchise development. I then moved to Germany and to a firm called SAP Deutschland AG & Co. where I specialised in channel…

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Rex Irwin (55-59)

My career has been pleasant and fairly uneventful. I arrived in Australia on my 21st birthday in 1962 hoping to continue my career in the wine trade but sadly the wines Australia grew in those days were not the best, so that did not last. I stayed about eighteen months doing various odd-ish jobs, one…

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Kevin Price (76-81)

Kevin has spent most of his working life in the construction industry. He found that writing poetry helped him to cope with the sudden loss of his daughter in 2009 and soon after he turned to writing rhyming children’s stories. Subsequently he left the construction business and in 2010 set up his own children’s publishing…

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Anthony Clifford (75-82)

“Anthony Clifford (1975 –1982) is organising a Reunion Dinner in the summer of 2012 for everyone who joined Pangbourne in 1977 (or for those who joined the junior school in ’75). To date he has found approximately 50% of his old classmates and would like to be in contact with anybody interested in attending a…

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Claud Brandt (51-55)

It is a very long time since I last communicated with the OP Society but having just visited the web site and read news about some OP’s whom I vaguely remember from my days (1951 – 1955)at Pangbourne I thought I must drop a line.When I left Pangbourne I wanted to enter the MN but…

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A.G. Husband (65-68)

A.G. Husband (65-68), who writes under the name of Allan Cameron, has produced another book. Titled “Can The Gods Cry” and dedicated to the memory of his English teacher at the NCP, Desmond Walker – “a veteran of the ‘unforgiving years’ whose wife and children were killed in the Blitz but whose humanity was never…

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Richard Waldron (52-56)

Artist Richard recently held an exhibition “Art in the City” at Painter’s Hall in the City of London and another show of his work with the Dorking Group of Artists at Denbies vineyard gallery. Richard works in acrylic, pastels, oil, watercolour, charcoal, conte and pen and ink and is happy to demonstrate or tutor groups…

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Robin Paterson (69-73)

Robin Paterson (69-73) appeared in the columns of the London Evening Standard in August in connection with a new development that he is planning on the private Caribbean island of Petit St. Vincent. According to the newspaper report, Robin has teamed up with a Texan and paid “about £10 million” for the island. The plan…

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