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by marty
Tue Jul 30, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Historical Abuse and related discussions
Topic: IICSA - Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse
Replies: 15
Views: 1323

Re: IICSA - Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse

Well done Robert, as ever, for all you are doing to support the other victims. In terms of our letters/emails to them, how lengthy do they need to be? Do we need to provide a compelling argument as to why CH should be included, or do we assume they already know the facts and simply lend our support...
by marty
Tue Jul 30, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: Historical Abuse and related discussions
Topic: IICSA - Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse
Replies: 15
Views: 1323

Re: IICSA - Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse

Thanks Rob. I contacted IICSA in August last year requesting they look at CH after publication of the Ampleforth report. The parallels between CH and Ampleforth are plain as day. Thank you again for your commitment to this important (and no doubt draining) process.
by marty
Wed Jul 24, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: What is the impact of a CH education?
Replies: 30
Views: 1279

Re: What is the impact of a CH education?

Yes received it. Agree the timing is terrible, rather like asking turkeys if they prefer Paxo or Bisto...
by marty
Fri Jul 19, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: Historical Abuse and related discussions
Topic: Roger Martin trial & verdict
Replies: 17
Views: 1737

Re: Roger Martin trial & verdict

Does anyone know how to update wikipedia? The school's page is out of date unfortunately.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christ%27 ... _of_pupils
by marty
Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS AND VAT
Replies: 11
Views: 439

Re: INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS AND VAT

At CH once, we had some rather suspiciously sweet burgers, c. 1980-1981, and I recall wondering if they might have been made from horse meat, which I understood to be 'sweeter' than beef. I suppose that now I'll never neigh, er.. know. Is that what prompted your forum name, Mr Ed? https://imgix.ran...
by marty
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: The Fionna Bruce Show.
Replies: 8
Views: 693

Re: The Fionna Bruce Show.

Thanks Otter. Ya boo sucks to Julian.
by marty
Mon Jul 08, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Why does Eton make headlines....?
Replies: 18
Views: 747

Re: Why does Eton make headlines....?

I once saw a splendid Eton-related put-down. It was a BBC Question Time, with Dimblebore as chairman and Rees-Mogg as one of the panelists. The subject of Eton was being discussed and Dimblebore made a very disparaging comment on the school and parents who were well-off sending their children there...
by marty
Thu Jul 04, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: Historical Abuse and related discussions
Topic: Here's a hypothetical
Replies: 150
Views: 6397

Re: Here's a hypothetical

What did McCall actually do here? A clumsy pass by an older man on another man. McCall could very reasonably claim that yes, he made a pass but stopped as soon as he realised that his attentions were not well received. I think you'll find it was a similar "clumsy pass" on a male pupil that facilita...
by marty
Wed Jul 03, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Photograph of Ernest Richard McCall
Replies: 19
Views: 844

Re: Photograph of Ernest Richard McCall

Great Plum wrote:
Wed Jul 03, 2019 3:23 pm
DazedandConfused wrote:
Wed Jul 03, 2019 8:41 am
There is a picture in the Michaelmas 1993 copy of The Blue which has a photo of all staff, however I wasn’t taught by McCall and can’t pick him out. Was he still at CH then?

Yes, he taught me maths on my 3rd form which was 93-84
Matt - do you think that's him in the picture?
by marty
Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Photograph of Ernest Richard McCall
Replies: 19
Views: 844

Re: Photograph of Ernest Richard McCall

jtaylor wrote:
Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:20 am
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Is this him?
That's who I thought.
by marty
Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Photograph of Ernest Richard McCall
Replies: 19
Views: 844

Re: Photograph of Ernest Richard McCall

Go to the whole school photo of 1990 and look for the nurses. I think he is sat just in front of them and slightly to the right. Black gown, grey suit, red tie. IF anyone thinks that isn't him please say so as my memory is hazy and I'd rather avoid a case of mistaken identity! https://www.chforum.in...
by marty
Tue Jul 02, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: Historical Abuse and related discussions
Topic: Roger Martin
Replies: 199
Views: 17602

Re: Roger Martin

*MODS: I'm only posting this here as the trial thread is locked so please do move to that thread if ok. I have some questions regarding the current trial of Roger Martin at Hove (which I hope are ok) if anyone is able to answer please: The current trial has not been reported at all in the press. Doe...
by marty
Mon Jul 01, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: The Fionna Bruce Show.
Replies: 8
Views: 693

Re: The Fionna Bruce Show.

Firstly JR, it's Fiona. Not Fionna. How dare you sully her name.
Secondly, no no no. Just plain wrong.

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by marty
Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: Historical Abuse and related discussions
Topic: Here's a hypothetical
Replies: 150
Views: 6397

Re: Here's a hypothetical

How did the the Grecians' Club, which presumably had a licence, get away with serving alcohol to under-age drinkers? Special licence from the council. I heard rumours there was a masonic connection with someone at the council. No idea if true or not. I don't know what to believe anymore to be honest!
by marty
Thu Jun 20, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: Historical Abuse and related discussions
Topic: Here's a hypothetical
Replies: 150
Views: 6397

Re: Alcohol

Ergo; don't assume the word alcohol was directly related to grooming at CH. Any arguments on either side? I quite agree. Alcohol, it appears, was just one of many tools used by abusers but as you (rightly in my opinion) argue, not all dishing out of alcohol by masters to pupils is wrong. I'd go so ...