Famous FOBs

Sports writer Mike Ward, H’69 dies

From the Birmingham Mail Picture from the Birmingham Mail, shows Mike in earlier years with his two children, Olivia and Henry Former Birmingham Post sports reporter Mike Ward, who has died at the age of 65, was an “old school journalist” even among old school journalists. He was a fine (more…)

Famed FOB Journalist dies

Photo credit: Ellen Elmendorp Award-winning journalist, David Beresford, (Hervey 1960 – 1965), passed away in Johannesburg on 22nd April after a long illness (Parkinson’s Disease. He was known and admired by his peers for three things: his dedication to his craft, a complicated personal life, and his capacity to balance the (more…)

Hervey minstrel still gigging

Those who remember Julian Pellatt in Hervey from 1969 to 1973 may recall him being just a tad musical. Well nothing has changed, except now he can be found gigging with the Helsby Mountain String Band. Here’s one of their latest uploads to their YouTube Channel – that’s Julian on the (more…)

A C Grayling on his Falcon past!

A titbit picked up on the Internet by James Whidborne (H’78) , with A C Grayling, one of Falcon’s better known luminaries, telling tales of canings and running away etc http://www.intelligencesquared.com/talks/a-c-grayling-on-running-away-from-boarding-school,-at-5×15 …there will, of course, always be debate about who holds the caning record. Some say it’s Tim Hawkins but did we (more…)

Famous FOB in the news

Tardy of us to notice that a former Falcon and Professor of Philosophy, Anthony Clifford Grayling (F’62), is pretty well known, but if, like me, you’d never heard of him (and you weren’t at Falcon in 1962), then here’s a chance to correct that and find out more about him. (more…)
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