James Morris (90-97) set up the Virtual Old Pangbournian team through Facebook in 2015 “as a bit of a motivational push for myself and for any other OPs that still dare or suffer the erg.” His idea was that a virtual OP team would take part in the Concept2…Details
Mark Dumas (64-68), a vice-president of the OP Society and former chairman, is one of the organisers behind a major forthcoming charity event that may be of interest to OPs. He writes on behalf of the Royal Humane Society: Dear OP, You may have received a message from the RHS, or from…Details
Anthony & Nigel Walker, twins who were at the NCP in the late-1950s, have had little contact with the College since they left. However Nigel (56-59) attended a drinks reception at the school on September 18th as he now has a grandchild at Pangbourne – and purchased a copy of the centenary history. Both…Details
Hector Butcher (08-15) attended a reception for parents and families at the College on Sunday September 18th, wearing his Paravicini blazer. He is in his second year at Oxford Brookes University where he is studying real estate.
Ian Busby reports: “We’ve just come back (mid-September) from a fortnight with the family in Canada. James Mackenzie (87-92), my Chief in Illawarra in 1991-92 and Roma’s soon-to-be 43 year-old son, has been out in Vancouver since ’96. For the OP record, James is still with Rogers Communications Canada Inc. as a very successful…Details
Blaine Harrison (97-03) and his band The Mystery Jets have embarked on a European tour starting with a performance at Always the Sun festival in Guildford in September, 2016 according to Essential, a website covering Surrey & SW London. The Mystery Jets were formed while Blaine,…Details
FYI Music News, a Canadian website www.fyimusicnews.ca about contemporary music, devoted extensive space in March, 2016 to the “illustrious” career in Canada of Frank Davies (60-64), the leading “music industry veteran” who received the Juno Awards 2014 Walt Grealis Special Achievement award recognising…Details
[Tom Woolley (r; 60-65) at an earlier presentation] At the start of September, 2016, Targe Towing Ltd., the Arbroath-based tug company formed by OP Tom Woolley (60-65), was awarded a new consolidated contract for towage and marine services at BP’s Hound Point facility. Previously, Targe had managed only the…Details