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by efsis
Wed Apr 27, 2011 1:07 pm
Forum: Stories, Reminiscing & Teacher/Pupil Memories
Topic: Picture in the Times ? Housey
Replies: 35
Views: 3671

Re: Picture in the Times ? Housey

Ha Ha Ha! Love the last paragraph in the cutting from The Times.
I was unhappy every minute of my years of being at CH..and I still had to stay. Refund please?
by efsis
Fri Apr 08, 2011 7:54 am
Forum: Stories, Reminiscing & Teacher/Pupil Memories
Topic: Corporal Punishment......
Replies: 206
Views: 33887

Re: Corporal Punishment......

Having been thrashed quite often by various housemasters and headmasters during my penal service at CH I come to the conclusion that. a. it did not do any good b. I would never go to an Old Blues day because if I saw one of those who had thrashed me I am not certain that I could " keep a smile on my...
by efsis
Mon Mar 21, 2011 7:09 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Kissing Practice
Replies: 62
Views: 6153

Re: Kissing Practice

I would have thought that at the age of seventeen you knew what you were doing ? No offense - but that is the rationale most abusers use. I may have been 17 - which is considerably wiser than, say, 14 - but - the fact remains, that I was a minor and this was a TEACHER, in a position of trust, and t...
by efsis
Fri Mar 18, 2011 12:58 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Kissing Practice
Replies: 62
Views: 6153

Re: Kissing Practice

I would have thought that at the age of seventeen you knew what you were doing?
by efsis
Thu Mar 17, 2011 12:57 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Kissing Practice
Replies: 62
Views: 6153

Re: Kissing Practice

Well as CH was rife with boy/boy relationships in the seventies I presume the same was happening with the girls!
by efsis
Mon Jan 30, 2006 7:34 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: ROCK SCHOOL....... (Update)
Replies: 33
Views: 3301

I saw the fourth episode of the first series last evening. Is the new series based at CH as well ?
Must admit that it is a better series than I thought it was. I love the language.
by efsis
Thu Jan 26, 2006 2:14 pm
Forum: Stories, Reminiscing & Teacher/Pupil Memories
Topic: House numbers
Replies: 105
Views: 16598

Barnes A 12 OR Col B 12. Cannot remember. However in my rugby draw I do have a pair of rugby socks complete with name-tag etc. Actually played here at the highest level until I became 40. ( rugby is not that well known here )
by efsis
Thu Jan 26, 2006 2:01 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Blue Coat Schools - pics etc
Replies: 54
Views: 4867

'Britain has a number of 'bluecoat schools', the name deriving from the quaint costume formerly worn by the pupils. Nowadays most of these establishments are bluecoat schools in name only, having long ago abandoned the cassock-like bluecoats, knee breeches and stockings in favour of a more up to da...
by efsis
Wed Jan 25, 2006 2:34 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Names from Col B
Replies: 23
Views: 2730

Well if you can find the time..I say thanks.
by efsis
Wed Jan 25, 2006 2:27 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Names from Col B
Replies: 23
Views: 2730

John Onslow was'nt he the guy whose parents/mother lived in Kenya and he only got to see them once a year ? Felt sorry for him.
by efsis
Wed Jan 25, 2006 2:22 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Names from Col B
Replies: 23
Views: 2730

Michaelmas 1973 Jeremy Staples, Alan Bing, B Gauld, D Moore, N Robins, A Starkey, N Thomas, N Sarel, R Millington, S Shrimpton, Roger Kibble, G Jones, M Smith, Chris Holmes, R Seekins, J Onslow, J Salmon, E Russ, R Spicely, A Czarnowski, K Stanley, S Dallyn, C Johnson, T Allen, Gerard Gregg-Smith, ...
by efsis
Mon Jan 16, 2006 10:26 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Names from Col B
Replies: 23
Views: 2730

Names from Col B

Could someone kindly prompt my memory by jotting down some of the names of people in Col B from 1970 till 1975.
by efsis
Thu Dec 15, 2005 1:31 pm
Forum: Stories, Reminiscing & Teacher/Pupil Memories
Topic: Saluting
Replies: 36
Views: 4796

The only times I went into Horsham was to buy Rizlas and Old Holborn..the last person I wanted to see was a teacher. as for saluting them by the time you got your hand out of your britches and unwound your shirt and then pulled same hand through your coat the teacher was long gone.
by efsis
Thu Dec 15, 2005 1:08 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: How did you hear of CH?
Replies: 28
Views: 3269

Through the RAF Benevolent Fund ( who were due to my fathers war wounds basically keeping our family with a roof over our heads. )