Alastair Stone, Stowe reunion 2018

Alastair Stone (Temple 59)

Alastair Stone as Dr Watson Alastair writes, “Helga and I had a wonderful Old Stoic Day in September, especially with two nice friends from Temple H...

David Ridley (Cobham 59)

David writes, “We again gave a drinks party when visiting London this year. I am not sure for how much longer I can afford it but, living abroad, it i...

Ian Dowdeswell (Grafton 59)

Ian writes, “After leaving Stowe in 1956 at the end of my second year, I went to Rhodesia to complete a BSc in 1959 and then proceeded to St Thomas’ H...

Rodney Rawlings (Grafton 57)

Rodney writes, “Stowe Memoirs ah, the South Front cedar! (Stowe Memoirs, Issue 08, 2018) I have often wondered what percentage of Stoics over the gene...

Donough O’Brien (Chandos 57)

Donough has released his latest novel called TESTOSTERONE The unfolding of a world nightmare. To facilitate an eventual attack decades later, aliens f...

Mike Anderson (Cobham 57)

Mike writes, “This photograph of Stowe Chapel won the 1956 Photography prize! It was taken with a pre-war Zeiss Supar Iconta with a Tessa lens on a tr...
David Ridley with Andrew Rudolf

Michael Ridley (Cobham 56)

Michael writes, “All those bored by the gatherings of Old Cobhamites of the mid-fifties (who are now in their early-eighties) look away now. For the f...

Peter Humbert (Grafton 56)

Peter wishes to be remembered to any Old Stoic contemporaries and can be contacted through his son, Jonathan, via

Ralph Cobham (Grenville 56)

Ralph’s portrait of Merrick Denton-Thompson OBE, immediate Past President of the Landscape Institute, was unveiled at the Presidents’ Reception in The...

David Oldrey (Walpole 55)

After over 50 years as owner, breeder and racing administrator, David, was given the Daily Telegraph lifetime merit award for services to racing at th...