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by jp
Sun May 08, 2005 8:59 pm
Forum: Stories, Reminiscing & Teacher/Pupil Memories
Topic: Favourite teacher
Replies: 229
Views: 43954

So many...

I couldn't begin to work this out. The teacher who sticks most in my mind is Dick West , or 'Jesus' as he was known to us, owing to his love of sandals, and his apparent age of 132. Not a terribly good teacher, and not an easy man to talk to - he lived in a house near the bird sanctuary that must ha...
by jp
Sun May 08, 2005 8:53 pm
Forum: Stories, Reminiscing & Teacher/Pupil Memories
Topic: Amantadene(?) - anti-flu pills?
Replies: 14
Views: 2071

Published research

Yes, I remember this clearly. Doctor Hoskins used us as a large research experiment. The results were published, although you will not be able to get to them with a subscription to the relevant magazine, but for the interested: "Prophylactic use of amantadine in a boarding school outbreak of influen...
by jp
Sun Jan 09, 2005 9:12 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Tom Brown
Replies: 12
Views: 1932

Heirarchy is good

Heirarchy is a good thing, it's a question of what heirarchy. If it's arbitrary then yes, it can be destructive. There no reason per-se for LE to tell 2nd form what to do, or for them to have more priviledges. But, if you give those LE some responsibilities and jobs to do in the house / sports field...
by jp
Thu Dec 16, 2004 7:47 pm
Forum: The CH Old Blues' Association - Discussion
Topic: The Blue Proposals
Replies: 23
Views: 4866

Decline of the Blue

Would this be in any way related to the fact the Editor retired, and no one else gave a sh1t? Even when I was there, the school powers (SMT + counting house drones) gave no support to the Blue. And most of the houses / sport captains / other contribs were pretty lax about doing decent house notes et...
by jp
Mon Nov 29, 2004 5:13 pm
Forum: Universities
Topic: UCL
Replies: 12
Views: 3323


I left UCL circa 1995, and have lived in London ever since. If anyone would like info on being a poor student in London, or on UCL or Kings (KCL), just ask.