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by eloisec
Wed Feb 02, 2005 4:19 pm
Forum: Stories, Reminiscing & Teacher/Pupil Memories
Topic: Housey Slang.....
Replies: 361
Views: 46897

Boomer

On the subject of teacher's nicknames ... anyone remember Boomer (Mr Carrington)? Memories of him shouting at pupils in dining hall and practically lifting them up and chucking them out! Huge man who could really scare the juniors! Went bright red whenever he was shouting at anyone. But he could be ...
by eloisec
Wed Feb 02, 2005 3:37 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Paintings in Chapel - Frank Brangwyn
Replies: 19
Views: 3635

A painting done on canvas and then cemented to a wall or panel.
by eloisec
Wed Feb 02, 2005 9:51 am
Forum: Stories, Reminiscing & Teacher/Pupil Memories
Topic: Housey Slang.....
Replies: 361
Views: 46897

Keeley

Tom Keeley used to often park his car outside chapel in the evening and then fall asleep in it. Think he had that sleeping disorder, narcolepsy?
by eloisec
Tue Feb 01, 2005 1:45 pm
Forum: Universities
Topic: Royal Holloway
Replies: 12
Views: 3557

burnt toast

During my years '94-'98 in Founders it was rumoured that the insulation was still straw. The local fire station had to give RH priority over any other calls because of the potential large loss of life (and art works!). No wonder the firemen all looked so pissed off every time a student burnt a bit o...
by eloisec
Mon Jan 31, 2005 11:15 am
Forum: Universities
Topic: Royal Holloway
Replies: 12
Views: 3557

architecture

be the red brick, cloistered quads and chiming clock! at least we didn't have to wear yellow socks :lol:
by eloisec
Mon Jan 31, 2005 9:16 am
Forum: Universities
Topic: Royal Holloway
Replies: 12
Views: 3557

CH architect

CH was designed by Aston Webb, Royal Holloway by William Crossland. Founders is in C16th French chateau style whereas CH is in Gothic Revival style ... can you tell who studied Victorian architecture? oh dear ...
by eloisec
Fri Jan 28, 2005 3:29 pm
Forum: Universities
Topic: Royal Holloway
Replies: 12
Views: 3557

you ever heard of a lecturer there called Alun Lewis? I know he lectures in Science Communication (he seems to have a lot of hits if you search on Google), but that's it I'm afraid. I studied History and Politics, with courses in the English Department. Quite alot to do with the Music Department to...
by eloisec
Fri Jan 28, 2005 1:53 pm
Forum: WebSites, Publications, Books and Literature
Topic: CH music department in Calcutta
Replies: 5
Views: 2572

CH music department in Calcutta

Music Teacher (Vol.84, no.2) reports on a partnershp with the Mathieson Music School in Calcutta. Some Old Blues teach there in their gap year, and the choral society raises funds for it.
http://www.mathiesonmusictrust.org
by eloisec
Fri Jan 28, 2005 12:42 pm
Forum: Universities
Topic: Institute of Education
Replies: 0
Views: 1378

Institute of Education

Been working here for four years and am about to enrol as a PhD student, so if anyone is thinking of becoming a teacher (if CH didn't put you off!) then I can get info for you, and let you know all the best pubs in Bloomsbury/Covent Garden - and there are many!
by eloisec
Fri Jan 28, 2005 12:38 pm
Forum: Universities
Topic: Royal Holloway
Replies: 12
Views: 3557

Royal Holloway

Happy to advise on life at 'London's country campus'. Was there for undergrad and postgrad studies so can't have been that bad!