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attend, but also for Charles Cooper to share memories of his father, Graham (G, 1931-1937) playing in the XV with Teddy in 1936. He was, and is, an inspiration to so many and continues with immense modesty, humour and optimism. If this is the ‘Norway Model’ (and I don’t mean Monica Hansen) then let us share it widely. ANTHONY, ANDREW (E, 1977-1982) Andrew is Deputy General Manager of University Arms Hotel, located in the historic heart of Cambridge. First opened in 1834, it reopened in August 2018 after a two-year, £80m transformation and is home to 192 beautiful and ‘playfully’ designed rooms and suites. The Hotel has received the following awards since reopening: • Sunday Times UK - City Hotel of the Year 2018 • TTG Luxury Travel Awards 2018 - Best New Luxury Hotel in the World • Travel + Leisure - Annual It List 2019 of the Best New Hotels in the World • Condé Nast Traveller - Hot List 2019 of the World’s Best New Hotels To find out more, visit: universityarms.com ANTHONY, SIMON (C, 1977-1982) In May 2017 Simon Anthony, his wife Nichola and their two miniature dachshunds left Fethiye in southern Turkey on their sailing yacht Parati, an Outbound 46, and headed west down the Mediterranean. Simon’s twin brother Andrew ( E, 1977-82 ), father John (E, 1946-1951) and his wife Carol joined them for parts of their adventure during the year, where they sailed from Sicily to Corsica and then on to Lanzarote . After thoroughly exploring the Canaries, and detouring to Madeira for a few months, Simon and Nichola sailed down to the Cape Verde islands and then crossed the Atlantic to Martinique in February 2019, encountering whales and sargassum seaweed en route. After cruising the Leeward Islands and the BVI, they made their way up through the Bahamas and from there to Hilton Head Island in South Carolina. They then sailed up the US east coast in stages until reaching Maine, where they “deposited “ their yacht in a shed at Southwest Harbor for the winter and bought a motorhome.

finally returned to their yacht. Due to the pandemic, plans to explore Canada’s eastern provinces are currently on hold. Anyone interested in more details of their travels can visit their blog at foursaltyseadogs.wordpress.com APEX 2100 SKI RACE ACADEMY It’s great to see Fergus Flory (C, 2014- 2019), Joe De Ferranti (F, 2014-2019), Ludo Hardy (C, 2014-2019) and Toby MacLachlan (C, 2014-2019) helping to build Sir Clive Woodward’s Apex2100 Ski Race Academy, with which Teddies has a partnership https://apex2100.org/ ARKELL, DAVID (A, 1976-1981) David has recently set up a new company www.andprinted.com after 35 years in the print industry. He works with clients to bring beautiful print projects to life, from ink on paper to bike seats and potato sacks – contact David to find out more davida@pureprint.com AVERN, ED (E, 2001-2006) Ed is a television producer at an independent production company called Whitworth Media www.whitworthmedia.com and has recently been producing a documentary series for More4 about Spitfires including stories about another OSE, Douglas Bader (A, 1923-1928).


Simon Anthony’s yacht Parati

From there, they visited Niagara Falls, met up with friends in Chicago and crossed some northern states, including South Dakota and Montana, before arriving in Washington, where they spent Christmas with one of Nichola’s sisters who lives in Tacoma. In March this year they set off back across the US in their motorhome, but this time on a more southerly route via Arizona, the Natchez Trace, the Blue Ridge Parkway and Virginia. They then made their way back up to Maine and, after being quarantined there for 14 days,

Apex Ski Race Academy


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