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by AMP
Fri Apr 24, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: CH Closed. COVID19
Replies: 35
Views: 3893

Re: CH Closed. COVID19

Apparently a contributory factor in Covid deaths is that patients can have pneumonia without presenting any symptons, so that when symptons do present, the patient is already very sick. A pulse oximeter can give you advance warning of low blood oxygen levels I have ordered one off Amazon for about £...
by AMP
Fri Apr 24, 2020 7:34 pm
Forum: Abuse cases and related discussions
Topic: Elizabeth Cairncross
Replies: 75
Views: 9551

Re: Elizabeth Cairncross

Not that I am an expert on CH in the 70s and 80s, but could you pls explain this one? The school hadn't been modernised since the victorian era and the food was mostly inedible. Different for those who ate on the dais. And dais trades was a privilege as you got to nick some toast and orange juice. ...
by AMP
Fri Apr 24, 2020 7:28 pm
Forum: Abuse cases and related discussions
Topic: Elizabeth Cairncross
Replies: 75
Views: 9551

Re: Elizabeth Cairncross

An indicative story. Sometime in the mid 80’s rice pudding was served to the school. Almost in unison there was a groan of surprise from the tables. The reason? Salt had been used instead of sugar. It was inedible. For 850 people. No form of tasting or quality control had been done between pantry a...
by AMP
Wed Apr 22, 2020 11:21 pm
Forum: Abuse cases and related discussions
Topic: Elizabeth Cairncross
Replies: 75
Views: 9551

Re: Elizabeth Cairncross

I have recently heard that some boy squits were deliberately withheld food and had to go begging from girls' tables. I can confirm this. It happened to me as well as at least one other poster on this forum. I lived on milk and toast. I would enter weird dreamlike states every evening before bedtime...
by AMP
Wed Apr 22, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: Abuse cases and related discussions
Topic: Elizabeth Cairncross
Replies: 75
Views: 9551

Re: Elizabeth Cairncross

Not that I am an expert on CH in the 70s and 80s, but could you pls explain this one? The school hadn't been modernised since the victorian era and the food was mostly inedible. Different for those who ate on the dais. And dais trades was a privilege as you got to nick some toast and orange juice. ...
by AMP
Wed Apr 22, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: Abuse cases and related discussions
Topic: Elizabeth Cairncross
Replies: 75
Views: 9551

Re: Elizabeth Cairncross

Bullying and anti social behaviour seems to have got worse during the 70s, 80s and 90s on an upward chronological trajectory. We are talking about the modern era by the way, not Oliver Twist. Not that I am an expert on CH in the 70s and 80s, but could you pls explain this one? The school hadn't bee...
by AMP
Tue Apr 21, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: Abuse cases and related discussions
Topic: Elizabeth Cairncross
Replies: 75
Views: 9551

Re: Elizabeth Cairncross

Bullying and anti social behaviour seems to have got worse during the 70s, 80s and 90s on an upward chronological trajectory. We are talking about the modern era by the way, not Oliver Twist. How was sexual abuse allowed to happen? Was it because in some houses social norms had completely broken dow...
by AMP
Sun Apr 12, 2020 1:05 am
Forum: Abuse cases and related discussions
Topic: The silence of Elizabeth Cairncross
Replies: 15
Views: 4189

Re: The silence of Elizabeth Cairncross

I am led to beleive that whilst principal at Wells Cathderal School subsequently, she was in the habit of sending children who had homesickness or other vunerabilities to stay for a little while with the late Peter Ball, sometime Bishop of Gloucester who was subsequently jailed for a string of pred...
by AMP
Thu Apr 09, 2020 4:06 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: WATER TOWER
Replies: 21
Views: 2782

Re: WATER TOWER

Most interesting Brian.
I will, thanks
by AMP
Sat Mar 28, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: RIP Tom Jeffers 1944-2020
Replies: 23
Views: 3269

Re: RIP Tom Jeffers 1944-2020

Very sad. Tom and Jackie were ahead of their time - a very friendly and approachable couple and whilst Tom was the Housemaster, Jackie played a full part in the life of PeA. Sunday evening playing cards in their kitchen made a nice change to the normal housey routines. I think PeA was probably the f...
by AMP
Tue Mar 24, 2020 2:39 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: WATER TOWER
Replies: 21
Views: 2782

Re: WATER TOWER

An interesting ‘aside’ from the underlying topic: Quite coincidentally, the CH Water Tower and its height were fresh in my mind yesterday when I answered the original post. My wife’s family in UK has ancestral links to a small town in central Germany and just the day before yesterday we unearthed a...
by AMP
Sun Mar 15, 2020 4:34 pm
Forum: Abuse cases and related discussions
Topic: Another Fitting Sentence !!
Replies: 15
Views: 6157

Re: Another Fitting Sentence !!

Update on another priest from the Diocese of Chichester

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sussex-51853384
by AMP
Tue Mar 10, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: Abuse cases and related discussions
Topic: Aiglon College
Replies: 16
Views: 4832

Re: Aiglon College

Hardly links. More like random events. How many schools have had 2 previous CH members of staff teach there? The list would be endless. So the random events are: 1. McDonald is an Old Blue: 72-78 2. McDonald was a CH Housemaster:91 - 94 3. Cairncross was Deputy Head of CH from 1986 -2000 4..McDonal...
by AMP
Tue Mar 10, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: Abuse cases and related discussions
Topic: Aiglon College
Replies: 16
Views: 4832

Re: Aiglon College

So Cairncross adding this to her list of governorships which already includes Salisbury Cathedral School KES Witley A school in Cornwall and this https://www.aiglon.ch/about-us/school-governance Is there a CH link or just coincidence? what a disgrace- do you have the links to all her roles - needs ...
by AMP
Tue Mar 10, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: Abuse cases and related discussions
Topic: Aiglon College
Replies: 16
Views: 4832

Re: Aiglon College

So Cairncross adding this to her list of governorships which already includes
Salisbury Cathedral School
KES Witley
A school in Cornwall and this

https://www.aiglon.ch/about-us/school-governance

Is there a CH link or just coincidence?