Philip Bellamy (48-53)

Through Chris Gilson-Taylor (57-61) we learned that Philip Bellamy (48-53) lives 10 miles from him in the German-speaking part of Switzerland. The pair met at a model ship club in the Hettlingen area and see each other often. Philip has lived in Switzerland for many years. He is a retired control electronics engineer who arrived…

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Chris Gilson-Taylor (57-61)

Chris writes that he has “had an interesting but not profitable past.” On leaving the NCP he worked for Metal Box for four years followed by three years in the Army on a short service commission. He married, left the Army and went into reinsurance in the City. In his free time worked with TS…

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J.W.P Richardson (57-61)

Jeremy Richardson retired in August, 2010, from his solicitor’s practice in Suffolk and has been playing a lot of golf and real tennis since then. He lives near Newmarket and is still playing cricket – keeping wicket for the Suffolk Gents, the Newmarket Racing X1 and his village side.

J.B. Sievier (57-61)

Jo Sievier called to let us know that he hopes to attend the 2011 Founder’s Day Reunion on Saturday July 2nd of everyone who left the NCP in 1961 – 50 years ago. Jo joined the Army after Pangbourne and served in the Royal Engineers for 15 years, retiring in 1976 with the rank of…

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Keith Mann (45-49) & David Kent (39-43)

Keith Mann (45-49) and David Kent (39-43), two OPs living in Christchurch, New Zealand, have been in touch to confirm that they survived the recent earthquakes in the city. “My family are all safe and sound after our rather violent wobbles” writes Keith. “There has been some damage to our individual properties which in due…

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Richard Everard

Having retired from Balfour Beatty after thirty two years, I have more time to enjoy long distance walking. A habit formed after, inter alia, Geography A level trips in the 60s with Mr Evans(SME)in both the Lake District and Edale. This summer I walked the GR5 from Lake Geneva to the Mediterranean, a little under…

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Ewen Southby-Tailyour (55-59)

Ewen’s new book on 3 Commando Brigade’s experiences in Afghanistan, “Helmand Assault,” won a highly positive review in The Financial Times January 8. The reviewer, Patrick Hennessey, formerly of the Grenadier Guards and author of “The Junior Officers’ Reading Club,” described the book as accessible and comprehensive and argues that Ewen “makes excellent use of…

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Mike Smith (68-71)

In November Mike organised a meeting on the “Common Good and Capitalism” at a Greencoat Forum held at the London centre of Initiatives of Change. Speakers included Roger Steare of Cass Business School and Paul Moore, the former HBOS employee who was sacked for warning that the company was spiralling out of control. In an…

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