April's Old Brightonian of the Month is designer, author and TV presenter, Oliver Heath (Ry. 1983-88). Oliver tells us about his varied career (including a stint as a fire eater (!) ) and how running along the Brighton seafront with Zev, his dog, keeps him grounded.
News from OBs
Four former Brighton College cricketers have been named as Schools Cricketer of the Year in Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2021.
Tabitha Worsley (Fe. 2008-13) and her family's horse, Sub Lieutenant, were one of just three all-English combinations to pass the winning post in 2021's Grand National, finishing in 15th place.
Sea swimming has long been an activity for many a Brightonian, and Dr Mark Harper (Ha. 1980-85) was Chief Inspector of a research project investigating the mental health benefits of cold water swimming.
Bridget MacDonald (Fe. 1981-83) has been appointed President to the Clinical Neuroscience Section of the Royal Society of Medicine.
Mahmood Karimjee (Ch. 1968-73) died in 2019. He and Bill Kerr (Ch. 1971-73) were great friends, and Bill has contributed this piece to his memory.
To celebrate Mother's Day, we spoke to a mother and daughter who are both Old Brightonians. Shirley (Fe. 1976-78) and Emma (Wi. 2009-17) compared notes on their lives at Brighton College and told us how they celebrated Mother's Day during the lockdown.