Author Archives: Johnny Jones

About Johnny Jones

Former GB International Decathlete, and Consultant Civil Engineer. On retiring, I decided to write fiction books, and here I am mid-way through my eighties and having just published my third fiction book. By the end of 2021, I will put my feet up and retire my Golf clubs for good, satisfied with life.

Octavians Lunch 29th May 2017

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Octavians Lunch 29th May 2017

We are having a Lunch on the 29th May 2017, at the Charwood Restaurant, 12 for 12.30pm. If you have not already booked your place, please contact John Jones or Donald Burr by email at octavians1962@gmail.com It is important that … Continue reading

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Octavians Lunch 25th May 2016

Sitting, left to right: Stewart Seale, Adrian Weatherhead, Bob Hay, George Sinclair, John Jones & David Stevenson. Standing, left to right; Gordon Rule, Colin Balchin, Martin Sinclair, Robin Morris, Neil Patrick, Peter Burgess, Tony Hogarth, Ian Grant, Fraser Proven, George … Continue reading

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13th June 1963

Scottish Championship  4 x 440 at Goldenacre on 13th June 1963. Only one hour before the final, the Octavian’s won their heat to set up an interesting final. John Turnbull ran the first leg in 49.9 secs and handed over … Continue reading

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REUNION LUNCH 2016

The Octavians will hold a reunion lunch in the Charwood Restaurant, 47 Buckstone Terrace, Edinburgh EH10 6QJ at 12.30 on Wednesday 25th May 2016.   Any former  member who wishes to attend please; either respond to the e-mail that will … Continue reading

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2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,600 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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Reunion Lunch 27th May 2015

Our lunch was held in the Charwood Restaurant, Buckstone, Edinburgh today and everyone had an enjoyable time, catching up with old friends and acquaintances. Here are the photographs taken at the Lunch:          

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REUNION LUNCH 2015

The Octavians will hold a reunion lunch in the Charwood Restaurant, 47 Buckstone Terrace, Edinburgh EH10 6QJ at 12.30 on Wednesday 27th May. Any former  member who wishes to attend please; either respond to the e-mail that will be sent … Continue reading

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Have you got any Photos?

We are please to report that ‘hits’ on this website are increasing year on year, so thank you for making this all worthwhile. It is after all, a website to celebrate past achievements and also to celebrate being part of … Continue reading

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Spread The Word

Land of Burns Trophy Neil Donnachie has been in touch with George and Pat Sinclair to ask if anyone from the club can help Ricky Taylor of Ayr Seaforth, to locate the Land of Burns Trophy. The trophy was won … Continue reading

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