Ian Tew (56-60)

I was inducted as a Freeman of the Honourable Company of Master Mariners in September.

I sailed to Scotland and back earlier this year with my brothers in our Nicholson 40. Rory Macnamara (56-60) left a note on board in Tobermory but we did not meet.

T.N. Hall (44-48)

Recently I spent a most enjoyable day at the College -my first look at the old place since the 1960s when I was working at the Ministry of Aviation. I departed feeling that Pangbourne College is in very good hands and very good health. I left the NCP at the end of 1948, going into…

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Ewen Southby-Tailyour (55-59)

“Just back from nearly a month totally incommunicado in the South Atlantic as a Guest Lecturer on board the Polar Star. Not a holiday – hard work entertaining passengers 24 hours a day (sort of!) but immense fun. Fascinating! South Georgia – magnificent. Wildlife and glaciers – stunning. Photographed (and sketched) the Fortuna glacier from…

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Jeremy Hodgson (51-54)

Following National Service in Royal Marines 45 Commando in Cyprus fighting EOKA terrorists in the mid-1950s followed by a commission in The East Surrey Regt., Jerry emigrated to Canada and spent the next 30 months travelling around North America and working in a variety of jobs including in a bakery and as a truck and…

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Paul Haynes (78-83)

I am an OP of 1983 vintage, Managing Director of Cadogan Tate Ltd (moving & storage) and a Freemason. I regularly visit the Old Wellingtonian Lodge that meets in Fremason’s Hall, London WC2 and once a year at Wellington College, Crowthorne, Berkshire. During my visits I have met one other OP Freemason. I am interested…

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David Harding (72-78)

According to a long profile in The Sunday Times (14.11.10 – page7 of the News Review section) David, owner of Winton Capital Management, one of the world’s most successful futures funds, goes from strength to strength. Winton Capital now employs 200 people, 100 of whom are scientists experienced in analysing data. It returns around 17%…

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EWEN SOUTHBY-TAILYOUR (55-59)

In his second letter published in The Daily Telegraph in 2010 Ewen Southby-Tailyour argued in early October that it was “lunacy and unworkable” for the Admiralty Board to apparently favour one fixed-wing carrier protected by just 12 escorts in the ongoing Defence Review. Ewen pointed out that all but one of the campaigns involving British…

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My company, Hazeldene Consultancy Services, has jsut unveiled a new web site for Forces Business Net www.forcesbusinessnet.com – a port of call for Armed Forces and former Armed Forces personnel seeking work or looking to employ Service people. We continue to operate The Liquid List -a networking opportunity for former Service folk who may be…

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Robin Knight (56-61) Letter to The Times

In a letter to The Times published on September 24th, Robin Knight (56-61) took issue with the England batting selections for the forthcoming Ashes tour of Australia. Pointing out the poor batting averages and performances during the 2010 English season by those chosen for the Ashes tour, and the non-selection of the leading four batsmen…

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