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September 2015 - Old Pauline Newsletter
 
Welcome to the September issue of the Old Pauline Club eNews.

We are excited to kick off the start of term at St Paul’s with some achievements from the Old Pauline Community over the summer. These great success stories are featured below. We are also pleased to launch online bookings to this year’s Law Dinner and Entrepreneurs Dinner, please book your tickets now to secure your place at this event.  
DATES FOR YOUR DIARY - AT A GLANCE
New York Lunch – 15 September

Wessex Luncheon – 10 October
A Career in Law – Discussion and Dinner – 15 October
Cambridge University Dinner – 6 November
Entrepreneurs' Dinner – 12 November
Oxford University Dinner – 13 November
The Artist and the King, Whitting Lecture – 19 November
UPCOMING EVENTS... 

New York Lunch

15 September 
All Old Paulines, Paulinas, Colet Fellows and guests are welcome to join us at OP Robin Hirsch's Cornelia Street Cafe in Greenwich Village for lunch on Tuesday 15 September at 12:30pm.

A Prix Fixe menu will be offered. Further details can be found on our 
website RSVP to Simon Strauss.

Wessex Luncheon

10 October 
The Wessex Branch is pleased to invite you to the next Wessex luncheon on Saturday 10 October at 12:00pm.

The event will be taking place at the Theatre Royal, Bath. Further details can be found on the 
website or contact D.M. Porteus.

A Career in Law

15 October 
This year's Legal Dinner will take place on Thursday 15 October at St Paul's School.

We hope the evening proves to be a convivial and informative event which will engage all those interested in the profession. Please read about our speakers and book now through our 
website.

Cambridge University Dinner

6 November
All Old Paulines currently studying or working at Cambridge University are invited to the Old Pauline Club's annual Students Dinner at the University.

This year's dinner will take place on Friday 6 November. 
Visit the website for further details.

Entrepreneurs's Dinner

12 November
Aimed at current and Old Paulines, this event provides a wonderful opportunity to meet established and successful entrepreneurial OPs and parents, listen to their personal experiences and discuss the pros and cons of setting up a start-up. 

For further details and to book your tickets visit our 
website.
 

Oxford University Dinner

13 November
We are delighted to invite all Old Paulines currently studying or working at Oxford University to the Old Pauline Club's annual Students Dinner at the University.

This year's dinner will take place on Friday 13 November. Visit the Old Pauline 
website for further details.

The Whitting Lecture

19 November 
Any OPs with an interest in history, especially art historians, are invited to this year's Whitting Lecture which will be given by St Paul’s School Head of History, Graham Seel. Join us for an illustrated talk about the artist Charles Sims and his highly controversial oil painting King John ascents to the Magna Carta 1215. 
See website for details.
 
OLD PAULINE CLUB NEWS 

$1.8m investment for Gojimo app 

George Burgess' Gizmo app secures $1.8m having established itself as the revision tool of 2015, attracting over 20% of all GCSE students who used the app for some or all of their exam revision.

Launched in January this year, Burgess plans to use the investment to roll it out for worldwide use. Read more...

Irfan Nathoo signs to Sony UK 

DJ, musician and producer Irfan Nathoo (1990-95) has recently been signed to Sony UK with his band Doghaus on the back of producing The Blowface, a track that featured supermodel Cara Delevigne and which was featured by the Evening Standard.

Watch it now on YouTube or Read more...
25 Year Reunion Preparations begin
OPs from 1986-91 had an impromptu get together on Friday 17 July at the traditional venue of the Rutland Arms. A date for the 25 year reunion will be confirmed shortly. If you would like to be added to the invitation list please ensure your details are updated on the Old Pauline Club website.
Read more...
Summer in New York
On Sunday August 16, 2015, half a dozen Old Paulines, Paulinas and guests met at the Bethesda Fountain in New York’s Central Park for a summer picnic.  
 
To find out more about Old Pauline activity in the US please visit the
website or connect with us on LinkedIn.
The Revolutionary Drawing Room 
Violinist, director and conductor Adrian Butterfield (1978-83) will be leading The Revolutionary Drawing Room on Sunday, 27 September at 3pm, for a Viennese Quartet Party programme, who will be joined by Alistair McGowan and his wife, Charlotte Page.  Read more..
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St Paul's School News 
Outstanding results at the Cambridge Chemistry Challenge

St Paul’s School has achieved its best-ever results in the Cambridge Chemistry Challenge, a national competition run by Cambridge university for students in Year 12. 

An astonishing 76 out of 80 St Paul’s boys achieved awards: 27 golds, 22 silvers and 27 coppers. Read more...
 
IN MEMORIAM...

It is with much regret that we notify the deaths of the following Old Paulines. Our sympathy goes to their families and friends


Martin Hankey (1957-62) - 28 July 2015

James E Rowe (1939-44) - 2 August 2015

Oliver W Sacks OBE (1946-51) - 30 August 2015


Nat Billington (1984-89) - 1 September 2015

David J Loveridge (Former Bursar 1991-03) - 1 September 2015

Obituaries are published in the Old Pauline News magazine. 
 
OLD PAULINE CLUB BOOKS

Mountains by Martin Price (1969-74) 
In this Very Short Introduction, Martin outlines why mountains matter at the global level, and addresses the existing and likely impacts of climate change on mountain, hydrological and ecological systems. 

Published in paperback by Oxford University Press.

 
Read more about this and other published OP books on our website.
 
OLD PAULINE CLUB MERCHANDISE

The Club is proud to be able to offer its members a wide range of quality merchandise from socks to scarves and ties to cuff links. To see the full range of merchandise and how to order visit the website
 
I hope you find something that interests you in the upcoming schedule. Please pass on this email to any Old Pauline who may be missing out on the Club's news.

We look forward to seeing you at one of our events soon. 

With very best wishes,
Alan Day, Hon Secretary
 
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