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by Wuppertal
Fri Jul 13, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: The Sentencing hearings
Replies: 16
Views: 937

Re: The Sentencing hearings

I beleive that there is a clause in the EU treaties (etc) whereby a country can stop or limit the entry of a national of another EU country where they consider that that person could be a serious danger. Such restrictions on EU citizens entering other EU countries do exist, but have an extremely hi...
by Wuppertal
Fri Jul 06, 2018 11:38 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Husband & Dobbie - VERDICTS
Replies: 143
Views: 3520

Re: Husband & Dobbie - VERDICTS

Is/was Husband married/related to the former matron of the same surname?

The thing that got me in the whole story is the mother not believing her daughter. I hope she is feeling terrible.
by Wuppertal
Mon Jan 15, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Date of sentencing of Webb and Burr
Replies: 83
Views: 5088

Re: Date of sentencing of Webb and Burr

British sentencing is the harshest in Europe, and the prison population is by far the highest, which also helps to explain the overcrowding in British prisons. I think in Germany where I live these two would not have been given a custodial sentence, or at least it would have been suspended. But alm...
by Wuppertal
Sun Jan 14, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Date of sentencing of Webb and Burr
Replies: 83
Views: 5088

Re: Date of sentencing of Webb and Burr

Re. the perceived "light" sentences of Webb and Burr - it's rarely mentioned in the media (as doing so would make it less sensational), but the judge can only give the sentences that were available at the time of the offences, when they were more lenient. It does not necessarily mean that the judge ...
by Wuppertal
Thu Jan 09, 2014 9:06 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Newspapers
Replies: 11
Views: 1115

Re: Newspapers

We had the Times, the Daily Mail and the Sun; though for some unknown reason (in a 11-17 boys' house), the Sun was banned after not very long.
by Wuppertal
Tue Feb 26, 2013 10:12 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: "The Blue 2012" - Oh Dear...
Replies: 60
Views: 5618

Re: "The Blue 2012" - Oh Dear...

I was surprised to see the comments about the broadie buckle being at the rear, as I've never heard of it being otherwise! I started in 1998 and it was like it then. As has already been said several times, the only people at the school who wear any kind of buckle at the front are 2nd formers. Then t...
by Wuppertal
Mon Sep 17, 2012 3:51 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Grecians' Path
Replies: 14
Views: 1672

Re: Grecians' Path

The grass in Quad is a no-no to everyone - except the band at Beating Retreat of course! Staff can and do use the grass in Quad all the time to cut the distance between e.g. the Common Room and the Maths Block (at least when I was there up to 2005 anyway). I did know one teacher (who is still there...
by Wuppertal
Fri Sep 14, 2012 12:44 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: New book - murder mystery set at CH!
Replies: 47
Views: 5855

Re: New book - murder mystery set at CH!

I know I'm bringing up a very old thread, but I've just read this book so wanted to say how much I liked it! I am a terrible reader, I get though maybe 3 or 4 books a year, so the fact that I read this in 4 days says something about how much I enjoyed it. I enjoy murder mystery TV/books in general b...
by Wuppertal
Wed Apr 25, 2012 1:32 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Aspects of Housey 1984-90
Replies: 33
Views: 4002

Re: Aspects of Housey 1984-90

Fab videos! I started in the last year of those dorms before they were changed to partitions at the beginning of my 3rd form. Took me back very strongly to my first day, and the bit with the Wardrobe as well, a part of the school of whose existence I'd completely forgotten. At the time my predominan...
by Wuppertal
Sat Mar 26, 2011 11:27 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: New book - murder mystery set at CH!
Replies: 47
Views: 5855

Re: New book - murder mystery set at CH!

how many of us have said at some time or another "there's a book in me somewhere ..." and never done anything about it! I couldn't agree more! Sadly most of us do not have the patience or self-belief to see it through. I have belatedly just stumbled across this particular thread. Funnily enough, wh...
by Wuppertal
Wed Dec 01, 2010 4:36 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Security to visit CH these days
Replies: 11
Views: 1426

Re: Security to visit CH these days

What about members of the public who use the Sports Centre? Do they now have to register at security every time they go? Or is that exempt and they just have to give their word that they won't go anywhere else on site? When I drove past on Monday I noticed barriers had been put on a number of entran...
by Wuppertal
Tue Nov 30, 2010 6:27 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Cynthia Maddren
Replies: 1
Views: 665

Cynthia Maddren

This is old news now, but I have searched and found there is surprisingly no post on here relating to this. I learnt yesterday that Cynthia Maddren, wife of Dr. Paul Maddren, sadly passed away almost a year ago, after a long illness. She was a piano teacher at the school and always gave up a lot of ...
by Wuppertal
Tue Nov 30, 2010 6:16 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Security to visit CH these days
Replies: 11
Views: 1426

Security to visit CH these days

I went to CH yesterday for the first time in years. I didn't go onto the grounds but drove round the ring fence to have a look for old time's sake, and met up with an old member of staff who lives nearby. I have read in recent emails and Housey s etc. about the new rules whereby every visitor must r...
by Wuppertal
Fri May 07, 2010 3:51 pm
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: The Forthcoming General Election
Replies: 96
Views: 5038

Re: The Forthcoming General Election

It's 3:50pm and my constituency hasn't even declared yet! One of the last two to do so, typical!
by Wuppertal
Mon Feb 22, 2010 11:28 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Kate Davidson RIP
Replies: 5
Views: 1023

Re: Kate Davidson RIP

Very sad news. I will always remember her as she rushed me to Crawley hospital in the nick of time when I had appendicitis when no other nurse would believe me as they thought I was just trying to get off school. My thoughts are with those close to her.