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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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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