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by andrewcottingham
Tue Feb 09, 2010 10:01 am
Forum: Thornton Photos
Topic: ThorntonB 1959
Replies: 7
Views: 2500

Re: ThorntonB 1959 and John Snow

I well remember sleeping in John Snow’s bed – in 1963 this meant something a lot different from 2010 LOL. While never having met him, he was very much an idol
by andrewcottingham
Tue Feb 09, 2010 9:55 am
Forum: Thornton Photos
Topic: ThorntonB 1962
Replies: 7
Views: 4439

Re: ThorntonB 1962

Interesting photo for me as I joined ThB in 1963 and my brother being there since 1961. I presume the house master in the picture was Patrick Cullen?
by andrewcottingham
Tue Feb 09, 2010 9:39 am
Forum: Stories, Reminiscing & Teacher/Pupil Memories
Topic: Housey Slang.....
Replies: 360
Views: 40407

Re: Housey Slang.....

Land, Sea and Air comes to mind for passing ADB down the table – Land was the "A Decent bit of Bread" bread slice rubbed along the table, Sea was being passed and dipped in every kiff bowl as it came down and finally Air meant the bread slice was thrown in the general direction of the requestor
by andrewcottingham
Tue Feb 09, 2010 9:34 am
Forum: Stories, Reminiscing & Teacher/Pupil Memories
Topic: So, the underground tunnels...
Replies: 246
Views: 42383

Re: So, the underground tunnels...

My Tube memories consist of – making distilled grapefruit juice alcohol (disgusting); making a fur coat from rat skins (disgusting); smoking and putting coins in the light sockets to fuse the lights so it was harder to be spotted smoking. Naturally I also explored the network and of course we used...