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.
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…Details
Charles has qualified as a doctor and joined the Royal Army Medical Corps. He recently passed out from Sandhurst.
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…Details
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…Details
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…Details
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…Details
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.
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…Details
“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…Details