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by Avon
Sun Mar 18, 2012 9:29 am
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: Does anyone on this forum go to church?
Replies: 396
Views: 22032

Re: Does anyone on this forum go to church?

I'm in danger of going more often if Sentamu gets the top job instead of Chartres. God or Mammon?
by Avon
Wed Mar 07, 2012 6:45 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Out Of Bounds signs.
Replies: 24
Views: 1746

Re: Out Of Bounds signs.

J.R. wrote: The Doctors lake wasn't one of the restricted area during my day as far as I recall.
I think it was in my time - at least the lake itself. Might have been due to leptospirosis. The Lag was also off limits for a while, can't remember why.
by Avon
Wed Mar 07, 2012 6:39 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Day Pupils
Replies: 135
Views: 9606

Re: Day Pupils

AKAP wrote:It fascinates me how upset some people become over the concept of a gay marriage. The concept will only impact those who choose to have a gay marriage, their friends and their families. So what are the rest of the population getting upset about?
The shock of entering the 21st Century?
by Avon
Sun Mar 04, 2012 6:29 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Day Pupils
Replies: 135
Views: 9606

Re: Day Pupils

Hold on a minute, Avon. You put this forward, so let me just pick up on a small but true dictionary definition..... mar·riage noun 1. A. The social institution under which a man and woman establish their decision to live as husband and wife by legal commitments, religious ceremonies, etc. I see no...
by Avon
Sun Mar 04, 2012 3:46 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Day Pupils
Replies: 135
Views: 9606

Re: Day Pupils

Here we go again --- "Avon" didn't have a good time at CH -- and therefore wants to denigrate "The Royal and Ancient Foundation and all that Furore" Nasty little Erks who cannot appreciate their privilege of being at CH good or bad -- should shut up and retire to their holes ! I imagine, with some ...
by Avon
Mon Feb 20, 2012 8:56 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Day Pupils
Replies: 135
Views: 9606

Re: Day Pupils

I don't think they would need to drop the charge but people might feel less like honouring it if their parents have already paid full fees. Sort of how I feel. I don't think my parents paid full fees - and I don't feel that I had a particularly great time at Christ's Hospital, certainly not commens...
by Avon
Sun Feb 19, 2012 6:35 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Day Pupils
Replies: 135
Views: 9606

Re: Day Pupils

We were charged: “never to forget the great benefits you have received in this place, and in time to come according to your means to do all that you can do to enable others to enjoy the same advantage”. I take it that if the school becomes more of a 'conventional' fee-charging institution, that...