This is the current list of tracks Pete Challinger has loaded and available for play at the reunion.  Some of these will be background music for the afternoon or the quiet areas and some won't get played at all - There's about 38 hours worth so it will be hard to squeeze them all in!  Hopefully the list brings back some memories.  If it's not on this list then I can't play it.  If you are aghast that a particular track is missing feel free to email Pete Challinger and he will see if he can add it.

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The RHC70s 2013 reunion happened on 22nd /23rd June 2013. Several hundred alumni who spent their time at RHC between 1965 and 1985 attended  (a broad interpretation of a brief moment in time as befits the 70s). 1965 was the year that male undergraduates were admitted for the first time and 1985 was when RHC stopped being RHC and became RHBNC as a result of the merger with Bedford College in London. The reunion is an opportunity for all those alumni who spent time at the College when it was still called RHC and catered for both men and women to get together and reminisce.

To see details of the reunion and any photos taken you need to be logged in. Some of the planning information will remain here until I get round to tidying it up.

 

Well, its over now. If you were there on September 3rd and 4th you hopefully had a great time.

If you weren't there then you missed a classic.

It does mean that all the stuff that was here in the run-up to the reunion is now ready for the scrapheap but we will hopefully soon have a stack of photos and / or commentries that people want to add. There is also some 360 degree video that is being processed and will then be added to the site.

For those of you who went to the open-mic session and heard the recording that Peter Collins played of Sue Robertson singing "Travel On" and have asked to listen to a recording of it then you can play it here:

Play "Travel On" by Sue Robertson

If anyone out there has any idea where Sue Robertson (Physics 1970-3) is now it would be good to find out. I suppose I should really have her permission to play the recording on the site - so the reason for tracking her down is, of course, to seek that permission.

This video was taken in the Picture Gallery on Sunday Morning (4th September). Many of you - including Edwin in the image above - were curious about what the blob was on top of the tripod in the centre of the room. It was taking a picture every two seconds of all of us looking around.

In order to play the video either click on the video above or click on this link. By default YouTube will play it back in an apallying low resolution. To avoid this once the video is displayed just click on the cogwhheel in the bottom right of the video, then select 'Quality' and then select 2160S (4K). This will provide you with a high resolution picture that you can display full screen.

You can navigate around using the dial in the top left of the YouTube screen or just dragging on the video. If you have a slow interbnet connection you may need to let the video buffer before trying to play it.

The irritating blue blobs that say 'dvd' are watermarks because I'm using a trial copy of the software. The full version costs EU600 - a bit too much until we can figure out how to make some money from the technology.

We have some more 360degree video tyhat my son took but a lot of it is poor quality because of insufficient lighting but the bits that look good enough will also get uploaded at some point.

Any feedback would be appreciated.

When Virtual Reality (VR) headsets become more available then it will be possible to play this video back through the headset so you will be able to look around a room just by moving your head. Just perfect for the old granny who cannot get to your daughter's wedding?

Click image for "Founders from the Sky"

 

Founders Video

Founders Video

Click the picture or the text to view - two different videos

Every picture has its story

Many of you who were around in the late 60s and early 70s will remember Stuart Watson who was Social Secretary while he was a student.

You'll find a number of photos of him on the site -two of them are reproduced here along with the cover from his new book.

The book includes some pieces about his early years at Royal Holloway that some of you will find interesting.

You can find more information on his Facebook page and on his Stuart Watson website