Blues’ Cricket at Battersea Park

Alex Armstrong (C1 1996 -2001) is running the Twenty20 game in Battersea Park next Wednesday evening, 28th July vs RAC club. 6pm start and looking for more players. He says: ‘It’s traditionally a fun fixture against a good bunch with some beers at the Prince Albert afterwards and a great intro for those who haven’t […]

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Jeremy Woodhouse (CR 1966 – 94)

We were very sad to hear that Jeremy Woodhouse (CR 1966 – 94), father of Edmund (LI 1980 – 81), Rebecca (B1 1985 – 87) and Rowan (C2 1988 – 93), died on 20th July 2021 following a long illness. His funeral will be held on Tuesday 3rd August at 1.00pm at North Willts Cremetorium, […]

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Obituary, Richard Hobday (B2 1944 – 48)

Richard Oswald Hobday (B2 1944-48) ‘Dick’ came to the West Indies, having spent his teenage years in England during WW2. An outstanding pioneer and leader of the accounting profession in the Caribbean, he was President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Trinidad and Tobago and head of Pannell Kerr Foster for the Caribbean. Dick loved cricket […]

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On the Shelves – Buildings of England: Wiltshire

The first edition of the Buildings of England: Wiltshire by Sir Nikolaus Pevsner was published in 1963, as part of the 46 volume series covering all of the English counties. Pevsner wrote or co-authored almost all of the books published between 1951 and 1974, visiting two counties a year in his holidays from teaching at […]

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Charity Event in Memory of Hugo Yaxley (SU 2014-17)

OM golfers reunited this week to play in a charity golf event in memory of Hugo Yaxley (SU 2014-17). Following the tragic death of former golf team stalwart Hugo, OMs from his era came together for a golf charity fundraiser in his memory. More than 30 players teed it up at Marlborough Golf Club for the inaugural Yaxley Cup with silverware kindly donated […]

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King Louis the First of Britain

Produced by Lewis Borg-Cardona (BH 1973-77), King Louis the First of Britain, the story of how Britain and the man known as “Satchmo” fell in love with each other, was aired on Radio 4 on 6th July and is now available on iPlayer.  

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Golden Wedding Anniversary

Congratulations to John (C3 1957-63) and Sue Walters who recently celebrated their golden wedding anniversary. They married on 29th May 1971 at St John the Baptist Church, Fladbury, Worcestershire.

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Harriet Cox (CR 2002-) – Race to the Stones

Next weekend Harriet Cox, HM of Elmhurst, is taking on the challenge of Race to the Stones The run is an astounding 100km non-stop and Harriet is aiming to run (most of it!). She is running to raise money for The Brain Tumor Charity in memory of her son Bobby.  

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