The UK OD Golf Team go down narrowly in their inaugural match against the Old Haileyburians
Young ODs clean up after themselves
Old Diocesans vs Old Andreans 10-a-side rugby match
Simon Beesley (2001S) featured in article: Happy ending for Rondebosch movie editor
Southern Suburbs Tatler, Thursday 09 August 2018
Passing of Prof. Philip 'Taffy' Lloyd, on Wednesday 08 August 2018
Chris Ryall (2005G) featured in PR Week Magazine
“Exploding the Myth” uniquely covers John’s significant personal involvement in the investigation of four separate international high profile murders, the forensic evidence of the Lockerbie bomb and ‘crutch bomber’ (Detroit) and an insight into bomb disposal and counter terrorist search operations hitherto unpublished. With a background of Northern Ireland and other operations, it also details the training processes and explosive effects analysis that are vital in today’s terrorist threat. The removal of 50ft pipemines from 32 airfields in the South of England left over from the 2nd World War and sorting out the booby-trapped oil fires in the immediate aftermath of the First Gulf War proved challenging. Perhaps more of an examination was designing and implementing all the security for Her Majesty’s Crown Jewels in the Tower of London. The Falklands War, Middle East, South America, Kenya and extensive work with the United Nations additionally make up the story of John’s extraordinary career.
At our age, reunions, we think, should occur in multiples of five-year intervals. 57 years ago, the top photo was taken of the first-ever Pre-Prep class. The bottom photo is of that same class that made it through to matric in 1973.
This very casual and relaxed affair is on the Friday 30th November, back at the Hollywood Arms in Chelsea. Wives and Partners most welcome RSVPs closer the time
On 15th December, for the third year, intrepid ODs take on the best of the UK alumni cross-country teams. Wimbledon Common is the course (first aid afterwards at The Telegraph). Eton and Winchester are in our crosshairs. James Deane (B, 1990) is selector, coach, and team disciplinarian.