It was all about Old Brightonians at Brands Hatch on 24th October 2021, as a print of a remarkable watercolour painting returned home, 84 years after it was painted at the Kent racetrack.
News from OBs
Clare Connor (Wi. 1989-94), former Brighton College teacher and Ashes-winning captain has taken office at Lord's as the first female President of the MCC in the club's 234-year history.
Geographer, Joe Cappai (Al. 2002-17), has won the Digital Geographies Research Group prize for his undergraduate dissertation, entitled "Tapping into Tech: The Influence of Social Media on Dancers and the Spaces They Use to Dance in London".
Martin Grose (Br. 1958-63) is a retired lecturer, who visited Thailand, aged 29, and never left. He shares his fascinating life story - from brass rubbing in Sussex villages to missing out on a place at Clare College, Cambridge to directing comedies in a Bangkok university.
Documentary-maker, anthropologist and adventurer, Chris Terrill's (Al. 1965-70) new feature-length documentary, The Last Mountain, is being aired on BBC 2 and iPlayer on Sunday 26th September at 9 pm.
Congratulations to Peter Cockburn (Sc. 1959-64): the new President of the Royal Philatelic Society, London.
Winston Willans MBE (Ch. 1954-59) is a British Argentinian and came to Brighton from Uruguay in 1954. He worked for the Wellcome Foundation for 20 years all over South America and is now retired, back in Uruguay with his family.