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Congratulations to the following Former Pupils who have reached milestone birthdays this month:-
65 Rodney Velzian; Michael Drake; Janek Holdanovowicz; David Doyle; David Agnew; John Edgar; Christopher Walls; James Anderson; Andrew Stephens;
60 James Bryjaklo; Andrew Redpath; David Brand; Ian Mackie; James Kelly; Patrick Lewis; Michael J. McEwan;
50 Peter (Yeng Hong) Wong; Ying Chung Law; Michael Patterson; Martin Croan;
New e-mail contact:- Chris Barlow.
Andrew Edie, and John Coyle, are not very well, and prayers are asked for their speedy recovery.
Charlie Duthie supplied the following uncorroborated information:-
Domenic Hyland ( ex Brother) also wrote:-
You may, of course, know, that the Brothers are all ensconced now at Hale Barns, Cheshire. There are a few scattered here and there in England but otherwise the Province as we knew it in the halcyon days is at Hale Barns and the Brothers are all very advanced in years on average. What a shame but it is something that is endemic in the church now.
We have been contacted by two FPs whose mothers have reached great ages and are to be congratulated. James Walshe’s mother turned 104 in November, and Scott Miller’s mother will be 102 in November. Do we have any more centenarians? Scott Miller is celebrating the birth of his fifth grandchild.
We understand that Peter West will return to reside in Scotland in April.
Ken Gilhooley advises us that he has just recently started a new part time job as Research Prof in Brunel University, London , Institute of Ageing Studies. at the age 66,& 3/4!
Derek Everest has sent some photos of a Lourdes gathering at Craiglockhart Convent in 1964. Many FPs are in the photos in School uniform. They should be on the internet School website shortly under gallery.
Leo Forsyth advises that he is returning to Perth, Australia, for a few months. Before he went, he visited Edinburgh, and, in particular, Ricky Demarco. Leo wrote:-
Mike Deery contacted us with the following comment:- In the last
Sandy Gordon asked us to advise FPs, especially in the Edinburgh area, of the following:- That Sandy Gordon is just curious to know who is still paying their full utility bills because he has just found out how we can get Sainsbury's and M&S and others to pay a substantial part of our monthly gas electric and phone bill. ((firstname.lastname@example.org) Anyone interested should contact Sandy.
Nine FPs who started school between 1953 & 1955 met up for lunch this week. Charlie Duthie, who organised the event in the Royal Scots Club in Edinburgh, John Bacigalupo, Paul Gunn, Adrian McDonald, Chris Barlow, Lindsay Wilson, and a trio of Barrys, Chris, Peter, and John. Photos of the event should appear on our website shortly.
John Barry has found a blazer badge for a member of the first fifteen Rugby team. A copy of the picture of the badge will adorn the gallery.
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