OP stars on Channel 4 reality show

                    OP William Shuttleworth (66-70) has become an unwitting star of Channel 4’s hit reality show “The Auction House.”   Back for a second series of three episodes, the first of which was aired at 8.00pm on Sunday 15th February, the entertaining fly-on-the-wall television programme revolves…

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The value of Reunions

An article about the value of reunions — “A reunion with the ghosts of school days past” — has been published in the 14.2.15 Weekend edition of the Financial Times. Written by Harry Eyres in his regular column The Slow Lane, it recounts his experience of attending a 25-year reunion at his old (unnamed) school.…

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Future of College’s CCF unit secured

              According to an item in the latest issue of the College’s school magazine Ensign, the future of the CCF has been secured following a climbdown by the Ministry of Defence (MoD). Originally the MoD had proposed  to introduce a per capita charge for CCF cadets from most privately-funded…

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New golf competition for OPs

As you might have seen from a recent OP message, a knockout matchplay competition, to be known as the ‘Centenary Matchplay Tournament’ (CMT), is being organised and will commence in 2015. All OPs with a valid handicap are most cordially invited to participate, writes Richard Givan (57-60). This is a separate event to the OP…

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Temi Braithwaite (08-14)

Braithwaite, Temi (08-14) led St George last year and was a larger-than-life figure within her year group. On Founders’ Day 2014 she won the Marcus Graham Art prize. She went to Swansea University in September to read for a Media & Communication degree. Very sadly, she was discovered dead in her room at university on…

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City of Adelaide update

In November I visited Adelaide to be present at a major fund-raising dinner hosted by the City of Adelaide Board and Management Committee, writes Richard Strachan (58-62), the OP Rep in Melbourne. The event was attended by over 200 other guests including current and past State and Federal Ministers, the cream of Adelaide society and…

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