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by djmg
Wed Dec 02, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Corporal Punishment by CH Teaching staff
Replies: 104
Views: 27581

Re: Corporal Punishment by CH Teaching staff

This is RWWD or Dickie Dawe. He taught geography and Latin in the prep school. He had piercing blue eyes and freckles. He had mangled his finger in a high tackle and the digit became twisted in his victim's shirt collar, so he told me. He would often stay out on the pitches punting rugby balls over ...
by djmg
Wed Dec 02, 2020 4:16 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Roger Allam in Radio Times
Replies: 33
Views: 3207

Re: Roger Allam in Radio Times

Re: Ajarn Philip's post above
I was a friend and contemporary of Roger Allam. I also remember his solos at the carol service in December 1971. He sang solo "In the bleak mid winter" and also "3 Kings from Persian lands afar". I can still hear it.
by djmg
Wed Dec 02, 2020 3:56 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: School Chaplains
Replies: 92
Views: 19744

Re: School Chaplains

For anyone who may be interested, I am in regular touch with Rev John Robson Chaplain 1962-1983 and have been since I left CH in 1971. He is now 88, living in quality sheltered accommodation in central London. His mobility is not what it was, but he can still preach a mean sermon. He is often contac...
by djmg
Wed Dec 02, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: Stories, Reminiscing & Teacher/Pupil Memories
Topic: Milk
Replies: 28
Views: 6204

Re: Milk

I was in Prep A later Leigh Hunt A 1964-1968. In the prep school, breaktime was around 10.30am. We all had to queue in the prep school hall in front of the stage to receive what I think was a third of a pint bottle of milk and 1 biscuit, usually a custard cream. Sometimes the milk was off, especiall...