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by Chrissie Boy
Thu Mar 01, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Lamb Photos
Topic: Lamb House Photos
Replies: 42
Views: 22293

Re: Lamb House Photos

For what it's worth: In the 1975/76 photo (or is it 1977?) posted by 5h17shoveller , the lad on far right of the second row down (next to Colin Eley) was named Will Wyatt. As for Steve Bartlett, I can remember right back to when he was called Steve Barrett. Hounslow's answer to Paul Weller, he was.
by Chrissie Boy
Mon Feb 19, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Date of sentencing of Webb and Burr
Replies: 83
Views: 4096

Re: Date of sentencing of Webb and Burr

I've now begun wondering what the Law says about historical sex offences which were perpetrated by a minor against another minor, albeit more than forty years ago. I understand that the Law considers that anyone over the age of ten is responsible for his or her own actions, so where does that leave ...
by Chrissie Boy
Sat Feb 10, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Date of sentencing of Webb and Burr
Replies: 83
Views: 4096

Re: Date of sentencing of Webb and Burr

In my day, the idea of reporting a member of staff would've seemed pretty daunting, because it could so obviously have backfired very easily indeed. We'd have been worried about getting into trouble ourselves if the staff-member, having been confronted by the headmaster, had flatly denied everything...
by Chrissie Boy
Fri Feb 09, 2018 8:52 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Date of sentencing of Webb and Burr
Replies: 83
Views: 4096

Re: Date of sentencing of Webb and Burr

My query is to do with a point of law, rather than to do with Messrs. Burr & Webb. But self-evidently my query relates to a type of offence somewhat different from theirs, which is why I've chosen my words so carefully.
by Chrissie Boy
Thu Feb 08, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Date of sentencing of Webb and Burr
Replies: 83
Views: 4096

Re: Date of sentencing of Webb and Burr

Many thanks for the rapid response, Richard. Much appreciated. I suppose what I was thinking was that there's a certain type of (generally young) person - male and female - who, having had a sexual encounter, enthusiastically relates all the details to his or her closest friends, partly for the sake...
by Chrissie Boy
Thu Feb 08, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Date of sentencing of Webb and Burr
Replies: 83
Views: 4096

Re: Date of sentencing of Webb and Burr

Call me ignorant, but this is what I don't get: If someone is charged with an offence and then released on bail on the strict condition that they don't have any contact, direct or indirect, with present or former members of staff or pupils, how the hell are they supposed to enlist the help of any de...
by Chrissie Boy
Wed Jul 05, 2017 9:22 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: There's a Copy of Cain! on eBay
Replies: 3
Views: 600

Re: There's a Copy of Cain! on eBay

I never heard the record, only saw the production itself, but I suspect the sound quality of the album could have been better. For anyone who's in the dark, Cain! was the school play in 1976 (I think): a collaboration between local prog-rock band Visitor 2035 and CH master/lyricist John Mason. If yo...
by Chrissie Boy
Tue Jul 04, 2017 5:59 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: There's a Copy of Cain! on eBay
Replies: 3
Views: 600

There's a Copy of Cain! on eBay

Can you believe it? A copy of the CH/Visitor 2035 album 'Cain!' has just surfaced on eBay. Yours for £115.17, squire. The seller will mail it from the USA for an extra £11.59. But probably these prices will have risen by tomorrow due to the weak pound. So what are you waiting for? You know you want ...
by Chrissie Boy
Wed Feb 08, 2017 11:29 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: "Endeavour"
Replies: 23
Views: 2586

Re: "Endeavour"

Years ago, not long after leaving school, I read David Niven's autobiography The Moon's a Balloon , in which he refers to hashish as having been known as kif in his early days. I immediately assumed that the tea at CH was known as kif because the pupils c.1920s believed it to have been drugged by th...
by Chrissie Boy
Tue Dec 20, 2016 1:07 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Is There Another Old Blues' Forum Elsewhere?
Replies: 4
Views: 999

Is There Another Old Blues' Forum Elsewhere?

I can't help noticing that the House Photos section here doesn't include any halfway-recent house photographs or even any photos of the girls' houses at Horsham, even all these years on. Is this because there's another web forum for OBs elsewhere, where the relatively young and the relatively hip ha...
by Chrissie Boy
Sat Nov 12, 2016 10:39 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Penguin-Bashers: Did They Really Exist or Were They a Myth?
Replies: 79
Views: 9585

Re: Penguin-Bashers: Did They Really Exist or Were They a Myth?

Going back to someone's suggestion that nobody paid the full cost in the seventies (and I read that as up to and including the seventies) there was the policy that once in the school you did not leave if the family fortunes changed. If their income increased then fees increased accordingly so it is...
by Chrissie Boy
Fri Sep 30, 2016 9:14 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Old Blues Weekend (Wearing Full Housey)
Replies: 62
Views: 4111

Re: Old Blues Weekend (Wearing Full Housey)

Bafflingly, I'm still not understanding any of what you're saying, Dave. We appear to be attempting to communicate in different languages. Ah well, no matter. Life goes on. Fair play.

CHRISTOPHER BOY
(a non-smoker)
by Chrissie Boy
Thu Sep 29, 2016 1:52 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Old Blues Weekend (Wearing Full Housey)
Replies: 62
Views: 4111

Re: Old Blues Weekend (Wearing Full Housey)

From a security point of view totally impracticable. What will the Horsham publicans do when someone in full uniform demands 2 Polish Spirit, a St James and four pints of Abbot! You've lost me, Dave. Non comprendo. How is it impractical from a security point of view if it takes place when the CH pu...
by Chrissie Boy
Thu Sep 29, 2016 8:59 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Old Blues Weekend (Wearing Full Housey)
Replies: 62
Views: 4111

Re: Old Blues Weekend (Wearing Full Housey)

Having just spotted the "What happens to ‘retired’ Housey coats?" thread on page 1 of the General Chat - CH Stuff forum, I thought I'd revive this thread. I continue to believe that holding periodic Old Blues' Weekends involving the wearing of full Housey is a thumping good idea and would prove a he...
by Chrissie Boy
Tue Aug 11, 2015 6:56 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Could Someone Put Cain! on YouTube?
Replies: 0
Views: 1675

Could Someone Put Cain! on YouTube?

My memories of the mid-1970s CH/Craig Pruess/Visitor 2035 production Cain! are getting pretty hazy now, so it's definitely time someone dug out their old vinyl copy of the privately-issued album, turned it into a file and posted it on YouTube. I've recently been listening to Visitor 2035's one and o...