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by Mid A 15
Thu Mar 21, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Cricket coach ?
Replies: 8
Views: 269

Re: Cricket coach ?

I hate doing this, Andy, but time has blurred your memory. On the preceding Saturday, Sunday and Monday, Cambridge University had played away at Aldershot v Combined Services. They came to stay at C.H. at the behest of new Head Master, David Newsome - he had known Majid and others previously from h...
by Mid A 15
Thu Mar 21, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Cricket coach ?
Replies: 8
Views: 269

Re: Cricket coach ?

The CH Bob Clarke inherited the nickname "Nobby" from his predecessor at Northants. He was a fine coach, a fearsome competitor and a highly dedicated groundsman. I have many, many fond memories of him and a whole raft of anecdotes about him. I believe he also played left-half for West Brom. Howard'...
by Mid A 15
Tue Mar 19, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Cricket coach ?
Replies: 8
Views: 269

Re: Cricket coach ?

I am just recovering from watching Saturday's rugby [' Scotland were robbed ' … … ' Farrell should have ben red-carded' ] by reading Stephen Chalke's book Runs in the Memory .On pp.57-71 there is an account of Lancashire v. Northamptonshire, August 1953. Opening the bowling for Northants with Frank...
by Mid A 15
Mon Mar 11, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Gaia Week at Christ's Hospital
Replies: 21
Views: 900

Re: Gaia Week at Christ's Hospital

Coincidentally an article mentioning Rupert Sheldrake in this week's Catholic Herald.

https://catholicherald.co.uk/magazine/i ... -practice/
by Mid A 15
Sat Feb 23, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Music Lessons - not a pupil
Replies: 8
Views: 632

Re: Music Lessons - not a pupil

I would recommend the Samuel Applebaum Stringbuilder books series for starting, but very young they would need to be explained by an adult with a modicum of music knowledge. I am trying (OK Freaky, we all know!) to learn to play the guitar left by my late son who played in a Manchester group; any s...
by Mid A 15
Sun Jan 13, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Does anyone know the school latin motto?
Replies: 117
Views: 12687

Re: Does anyone know the school latin motto?

Welcome to the forum Kittypuss.

Kerren Simmonds sadly passed away a few years ago and is missed both on this forum and in the CH Community generally.
by Mid A 15
Sat Dec 22, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: Best wishes
Replies: 6
Views: 452

Re: Best wishes

J.R. wrote:
Sat Dec 22, 2018 12:12 am
AFTER DISCHARGE.

However - I've never been a rule keeper.
My best wishes to you John.

I hope all is well.
by Mid A 15
Sat Dec 22, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: Best wishes
Replies: 6
Views: 452

Re: Best wishes

May I add my wish that everybody has a Happy and Peaceful Christmas and New Year.

Let's hope that there is a satisfactory resolution to the evils of the past, discussed elsewhere on this forum, for all the victims during 2019 and that nothing similar ever occurs again.
by Mid A 15
Mon Dec 17, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Looking for....
Topic: Joe Horwood
Replies: 4
Views: 775

Re: Joe Horwood

John Saunders wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 10:12 am
Joe was in Col B middle 50s. He was a scholar of Peterhouse and a swimming Blue and a good friend. Its over 60 years since we spoke. Any information? His Father was a senior police officer in the Met. JHG Saunders
Any more information such as approximate birth year or further initials besides J
by Mid A 15
Thu Dec 13, 2018 12:09 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Old Blue County cricketers
Replies: 30
Views: 5505

Re: Old Blue County cricketers

He just was not given sufficient opportunities by Sussex, Andy, so his decision is a wise one, I feel. I'm inclined to agree. Archer, Jordan, Garton and Weiss all appear to be ahead of him in the Sussex pecking order it seems to me as a Kent supporter looking in. I believe Gloucestershire have lost...
by Mid A 15
Thu Dec 13, 2018 12:02 am
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: Politics
Replies: 484
Views: 44735

Re: Politics

Golfer wrote:
Sun Dec 09, 2018 1:51 pm
I can't quite believe that the Conservative and UNIONIST Party has set in train the break-up of the UK. Cameron & May may go down together as the worst ever PMs. Brexit is a narrowly English obsession.
Not quite. Wales also voted 'LEAVE.'

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-36616028
by Mid A 15
Tue Dec 04, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Old Blue County cricketers
Replies: 30
Views: 5505

Re: Old Blue County cricketers

I see Stuart Whittingham has left Sussex and joined Gloucestershire.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/46441429
by Mid A 15
Fri Nov 02, 2018 9:57 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Resignation of Baker and emergency appointment of Hansford
Replies: 76
Views: 5929

Re: Resignation of Baker and emergency appointment of Hansford

All the best Robert.

You have a lot of support.
by Mid A 15
Tue Oct 30, 2018 9:27 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Wendy Fryer
Replies: 19
Views: 2029

Re: Wendy Fryer

How many other CH masters married infirmary nurses? I can only think of one 'almost' example: Peter Brotherton called his marriage off at the last minute. An indecently late minute, in the view of many. Tom Keeley married dietician Belinda. JE Denison (?spelling) married Nurse Mc Morran (again ? sp...
by Mid A 15
Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Wendy Fryer
Replies: 19
Views: 2029

Re: Wendy Fryer

Condolences to their son, Tim, who was at CH at the same time as me if he reads this. I believe there may have been a younger son too but am not 100% sure.