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by barnemj
Mon Sep 23, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Historical Abuse and related discussions
Topic: Did anyone know?
Replies: 148
Views: 13221

Re: Did anyone know?

Andrew - thank you for your post. I fully concur with what you have said. Robert - I have been mortified to learn of the abuse you suffered and you will always have my support but I think Andrew speaks for many of us in that we were simply unaware of what was going on. With kind regards to all Old B...
by barnemj
Fri Jul 26, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: Historical Abuse and related discussions
Topic: CH Letter re support for abuse survivors
Replies: 28
Views: 1594

Re: CH Letter re support for abuse survivors

I'm really struggling with any allegation against Dick Dawe. He was a fabulous teacher and, in my opinion, role model. The odd bit of chalk was fired across the room during environmental studies. He died a few years ago but I still remember meeting him at Old Blue lunches where his wisdom shone thro...
by barnemj
Fri Jul 20, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: On a happier note: The Good Teachers!
Replies: 23
Views: 2553

Re: On a happier note: The Good Teachers!

Bomber Nicholson - great man / God Tony Waller - Maine B housemaster - gave me fabulous support plus got me through maths o level in later times - I have respected him for my whole life. Chris Vincent-Smith - Lamb A housemaster - wonderful man. John Penny - I was no good at art but often sought refu...
by barnemj
Sat Jun 09, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: Historical Abuse and related discussions
Topic: The trial of James Andrew Husband and Gary Dobbie
Replies: 134
Views: 10013

Re: The trial of James Andrew Husband and Gary Dobbie

Bakunin - the hate is obvious but were you a victim? I was at CH when much of what has gone happened and was beaten many times but the doubts re Christianity / monarchy were not uppermost in my thoughts. If you hated it so much did you ask to leave? I loved it there - I did not want to leave - all t...
by barnemj
Sat Jul 22, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Richard 'Dickie' Dawe
Replies: 2
Views: 977

Richard 'Dickie' Dawe

In the Times last week there was a notice re the death of this wonderful CH Master aged 87 - died peacefully in his sleep. Funeral on Monday - details on line. I remember him well and met him a few years ago - he was a great teacher. I have many memories re 'environmental studies' etc. A real Mr Chi...
by barnemj
Fri Jul 04, 2014 5:49 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Death of Bomber Nicholson
Replies: 20
Views: 6721

Re: Death of Bomber Nicholson

Great man - strong supporter of the Grecians club. Was always interested in what we had to say and a tremendous teacher.

Treat myself as lucky to have known the man and to have been influenced by his gentlemanly conduct.

RIP