Malcolm Graham-Wood (OP 70-75)

MALCOLM GRAHAM-WOOD (70-75), a former Chairman of the OP Society and now a director of oil and gas broking at Westhouse Securites, was quoted in The Daily Telegraph April 27 arguing that the oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico “shouldn’t make too much difference to BP’s financial position…In terms of their reaction, there’s…

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PATRICK DERHAM (72-78),

PATRICK DERHAM (72-78), the present Headmaster of Rugby School, has edited a book with the vice-provost of University College, London, titled Liberating Learning. According to a piece in the Financial Times at the end of February written by the historian Andrew Roberts, the book will be published in April and “will set the education debate…

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EWEN SOUTHBY-TAILYOUR (55-59)

EWEN SOUTHBY-TAILYOUR (55-59) went back to a thesis he wrote for the Royal Naval Staff College, Greenwich on his return from commanding the Falkland Islands’ Royal Marines’ Naval Party 8901 in 1979 in a letter to The Daily Telegraph February 24. Sharing the proceeds of Falklands oil with Argentina, he pointed out, was considered by…

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RHIDIAN LLEWELLYN (70-75),

RHIDIAN LLEWELLYN (70-75), a former teacher at David Cameron’s prep school, Heatherdown (it closed in 1982), was quoted in The Daily Telegraph at the end of February as saying that he remembered the future Conservative Party leader as “a charming and bright” pupil with a “cheeky grin.” Cameron was ranked last in a sixth form…

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Richard Hamilton (87-92)

Since leaving the college I rowed internationally for GB for 8 years and went to the 96 Atlanta Olympics. After a brief spell teaching at Windsor Boys School I was appointed to Coach for Britain Internationally where I won Gold with the Junior 8+ in Athens and then a silver with the Mens Coxed four…

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Tim Goodenough (86-93)

Sylvia Goodenough, Tim’s mother informs us that ‘Tim is a mechanical engineer in Neuchatel, Switzerland. He and his partner are expecting their first child, already known to be a boy, in March 2010. He should be an interesting child as he will grow up in a French speaking part of Switzerland with a Spanish mother…

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Richard (Sam) Strachan (58-62)

December 31st, 2009, sees the end of my 48 years in shipping – 39 as a broker, mostly in Australia where I live. This is anticipated with an odd mixture of exultation and uncertainty. My immediate aim is an increased involvement in training and lecturing in which I have been involved informally for a while.…

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Anthony Hayes (51-55)

After a full 43-year career in Air Traffic Control which started in the Fleet Air Arm, Royal Navy, at sea in various aircraft carriers and subsequently with the Civil Aviation Authority, mostly as an Airways Radar Controller at the London Air Traffic Control Centre, Weswt Drayton, I retired some four years ago to Pewsey in…

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Richard Mitchell (63-68)

Richard is working in the Ministry of Defence “in a challenging and interesting post providing advice on maritime capability – quite suitable after 35 years of warfare appointments in the RN,” he says. He meets OPs from time to time “but not as many as in the past. Having bought a new OP tie recently…

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