The 1957 Rugby season did not start off or end successfully. By January 1957, the 1st XV Coach E.L.B. Turner, had played eleven games. Of these eleven, there was only one victory, one draw, and a whopping nine defeats, including a 3-29 trouncing by St. John’s, and a 0-23 humbling by Cranleigh School.
News from OBs
Beverley Brown (née Lowres) left Brighton College in 1979. She is now an Interim Content Director working on digital transformation projects and has had a successful career working for international organisations including SGS and PayPal. She’s still in touch with several other 1979 leavers and they meet up regularly to put the world to rights.
Jion Sheibani's debut picture book Lily and the Polar Bears has just been published by one of the world's great publishing houses, Faber & Faber.
Our very own Dixie McDevitt (Se. 2011-18) has secured a leading role in a brand new national tour of a stage adaptation of one of Julia Donaldson's biggest books.
Marc has spent most of his career in investment banking, mainly as a European Media Analyst in Equities for Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs and at Citigroup.
Alice Best (Wi. 2010-12) is running the London Marathon for Crohn’s and Colitis UK following her father’s (Ian Best, Sc. 72-77) diagnosis in 2016.
Our Hong Kong OBs have struck once again with a successful drinks meet up at the trendy Bread and Beast in Wanchai last Friday night.
We were delighted to see Maurice Abboudi (Sc. 1975-80) on Series Two of BBC 2's My Million Pound Menu, where "Fred Sirieix oversees a battle for investment between three restaurant ideas, who think their take on fast and fresh flvaours, delivered in a Nando's or Wagamama-style restaurant, will secure them the chance for big-money backing to open on the high street."