J.B. Sievier (57-61)

Joe was unable to attend Founder’s Day 2011 as he hoped. Instead he was in hospital undergoing a quadruple by-pass heart operation. He is now (September) “better by the day… walking and doing everything ‘in moderation’. My wife’s favourite sayings are: “No” and “You are not allowed that and if you were, certainly not as…

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Paul Lawrence (03-08)

After graduating from Hull University with a 2:1 in Law in 2011, Paul has begun his Training Contract with Pitmans LLP, the largest law firm in the Thames valley with offices in Reading and the City of London. In parallel he is studying at the College of Law at Moorgate in the City of London,…

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J.W.P. Richardson (57-61)

Jeremy Richardson, lately Chief Executive of the Injured Jockey’s Fund and a retired solicitor based in Newmarket, was awarded the OBE for services to horseracing in the 2011 Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Jeremy became responsible for management of the charity in 1969 in his capacity as a solicitor. It gradually grew in size. When he…

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Mike Lubbock (57-61)

Mike is the Executive Director of Sylvan Heights Waterfowl Park at Scotland Neck, North Carolina, USA. He had been hoping to attend Founder’s Day this year but instead will be heading to Brazil to collect some eggs from a very rare duck he has been working with for the past ten years. The height of…

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C.J.S Morris (43-46)

Charles Stuart (OP Rep in Melbourne, Australia) writes: “I caught up with Chris at the monthly WCP lunch after about twenty years of his absence. He had attended one a few months ago whilst I was away after he had got in contact with me about “rejoining”. He is looking good as the elder statesman…

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A.R. Lade (57-61)

Sandy Lade reports that he spent “31 very enjoyable years in the Royal Marines” after leaving the College. On leaving he became a civil servant working for the MoD (RM) in Portsmouth for seven years. “For the last 12 years I have been in semi-retirment (living in Bishops Waltham) doing a bit of part-time gardening.…

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Robin Paine (55-58)

Robin divides his time in retirement between Kent and Auckland, New Zealand. He is in the process of writing a book with an ex-Hoverlloyd Captain, who now lives in Tasmania, called “On a Cushion of Air – The History of Hoverlloyd and the Hovercraft” – to be published in May, 2012. “We have been at…

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Garth McDonald (59-63)

After a career of 48 years Garth McDonald is preparing to hang up his compass and retire to the Hampshire/Dorset borders. In an amazingly varied life, mostly spent at sea, Garth has managed to sail only under the Red Ensign – surely a unique record these days. If any OP can do better please let…

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Paddy Evelegh (58-61)

Paddy is the OP Rep. in Perth, Western Australia. He writes that he is “still pressurised into undertaking maritime affairs and consequently still spends a fair time climbing up and down pilot ladders. It’s ridiculous at my age though good for the soul and keeps me occupied.” He will be in London May 6-19 visiting…

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Jonathan Priest (57-61)

“It seems incredible that it is 50 years this summer since we were all up the hill at Pangbourne,” Jonathan writes from Perth, Western Australia. “I socialise with Paddy Evelegh (58-61) who is round the corner from us here, but otherwise do not come across too many OPs locally. “I am settled and have more…

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