Wednesday, 15 June 2011

Nick Ananin - Then and Now

Update - here is Nick then - 1970


And now-  according to Facebook he is in Aberdeen.  Here he is. I guess Nick was at PGS 1966-72 ish.

Friday, 10 June 2011

Any news of Geography teacher Michael Davis ?

Geoff Hayes writes: "Has there been any news at any time of an old teacher, Michael Davies, who taught Geography, was a Senior Master and Head of 4th Year (Year 10 in current terms).  He was form teacher to 4S1 (Serjeant 1) and was a keen long-distance runner.

You may remember I sent you a scanned cutting from the Coulsdon & Purley Advertiser when we did the sponsored walk up at Kenley Airfield on 16 Feb 76 and 'MPD', as he was also known, walked (or rather ran) the furthest.

I last saw MPD on a platform at East Croydon Station in about 1986/7 and would be interested to hear of what happened to him.  He has never appeared at a reunion, to the best of my knowledge and I fear he may no longer be living."

comments please

Sunday, 5 June 2011

PGS Tennis team around 1970 ?

Names:
Back row Nick Bignell(?), ?, Alan Stoneham
Front row Gordon Dallas, ?, Ace (appropriately enough), Steve Brown, ?,,,,,,


click the photo to see it full size.


NB: A Mr. GN writes: "It is from 1970. Back row left is, I believe, Kevin Spiers - Ian Froggett can confirm, I think he is his b-in-law. Back row centre is Nick Bignell. "

John D writes :Back row left is Martin (not Kevin) Spiers. I remember him well - excellent badminton player.

Thursday, 2 June 2011

Derek Akers

still well and living in Kent...seen at the Snowdon Hut

Fas et Patria

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