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by davidtaplin
Wed Jan 17, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Memories of Corks - chapel organ 1950s
Replies: 3
Views: 110

Re: Memories of Corks - chapel organ 1950s

Both lively characters but they left under serious clouds. Others, also lively characters, should also have been fired - at least. Today things are less tolerant.
by davidtaplin
Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: PETITION: Is 26% Full-Fee Paying Pupils Too High?
Replies: 105
Views: 7250

Re: PETITION: Is 26% Full-Fee Paying Pupils Too High?

Simon Reid and Christopher Steane seem sympathetic to reducing FFP to <10% by 2027 by fundraising and cutting the bluecoats according to the cloth?
by davidtaplin
Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: The Story of Old Blues in North America - BCOB Book Project
Replies: 30
Views: 528

Re: The Story of Old Blues in North America - BCOB Book Project

Dr Anwar M Haroun Mid A 1959-1966 psychiatrist in San Diego was the first Muslim Blue I understand - with a distinguished career in medicine in the USA. Hoping to find a way to connect with Dr Haroun.
by davidtaplin
Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: History of the Band
Replies: 4
Views: 714

Re: History of the Band

Being a member of the Band 1951-1957 was for me an excellent aspect of life at Housey with tours around the Sussex Fairs and a great camaraderie. The Drum Major of my time became a four-star General and the Band Captain a double Oxford Blue.
by davidtaplin
Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: UK’s Top Schools - where’s CH?
Replies: 8
Views: 292

Re: UK’s Top Schools - where’s CH?

World University League Tables are very well respected but these UK School League Tables much less so. The School League Tables ought to have a substantial "added value" component in the equation and CH would then do well especially if the FFP can be reduced to <10% by 2027 by "cutting the bluecoats...
by davidtaplin
Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: DAMBUSTERS AND C.H.
Replies: 22
Views: 488

Re: DAMBUSTERS AND C.H.

BBC World Service had a Hardtalk Interview with Dambuster Johnny Johnston which could be now accessed on the BBC website I believe.
by davidtaplin
Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Memories of Corks - chapel organ 1950s
Replies: 3
Views: 110

Re: Memories of Corks - chapel organ 1950s

Corks and Buck left under a cloud during the Seaman Reforms I recall.
by davidtaplin
Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: CH, Assisted Boarders and the TES
Replies: 10
Views: 857

Re: CH, Assisted Boarders and the TES

There are indications that both Simon Reid and Christopher Steane are committed to reducing FFP to <10% by 2027 and "Petition 1552" is still active in encouraging this policy. The bluecoat has to be cut according to the cloth and significant economies variously introduced throughout the school ito a...
by davidtaplin
Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Old Blue Rugby 'Blues'
Replies: 9
Views: 395

Re: Old Blue Rugby 'Blues'

G W Hines LB 51-59 was an Oxford Blue 1963 and 1964 I recall or thereabouts and an England Triallist in ~1964 - as well as playing for Rosslyn Park - & Zambia in I think the Currie Cup. Maybe J Launchbury will go on now to Oxford....in a worthy tradition?
by davidtaplin
Tue Jan 16, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: CH and Psychiatry
Replies: 10
Views: 750

Re: CH and Psychiatry

Dr John Cordingly Lamb B 1952-60 became a psychiatrist in London.
by davidtaplin
Tue Jan 16, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: CH and Psychiatry
Replies: 10
Views: 750

Re: CH and Psychiatry

Does anyone have a link with Dr Anwar M Haroun Mid A 1959-1966 psychiatrist in San Diego and potential essayist in "The Story of Old Blues in North America 1617-2017 (see separate thread)? Also has anyone information on the psychiatrist Dr Matthews who lectured us all on Sex 1955-1957 in the Seaman ...
by davidtaplin
Tue Jan 16, 2018 6:40 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: The Story of Old Blues in North America - BCOB Book Project
Replies: 30
Views: 528

Re: The Story of Old Blues in North America - BCOB Book Project

Dr Ansar M Haroun was in Mid A 1959-1966 the first Muslim Old Blue now a forensic psychiatrist practicing in San Diego. Hope to be able to contact as also a potential chapter author.
by davidtaplin
Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:51 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: The Story of Old Blues in North America - BCOB Book Project
Replies: 30
Views: 528

Re: The Story of Old Blues in North America - BCOB Book Project

This Forum is developing well but needs to attract more players also via the related CHOBA announcement.
by davidtaplin
Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:46 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: The Story of Old Blues in North America - BCOB Book Project
Replies: 30
Views: 528

Re: The Story of Old Blues in North America - BCOB Book Project

I worked in Australia at Melbourne University 1964-8 very happily then also in Brisbane 1999-2001 and through also OB organizations in Victoria & Queensland gained a picture of the significant OB contributions to Australia and certainly this is an important story. Possibly the project I am proposing...
by davidtaplin
Thu Jan 11, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: The Story of Old Blues in North America - BCOB Book Project
Replies: 30
Views: 528

Re: The Story of Old Blues in North America - BCOB Book Project

Dear Kit
Very many thanks; i'll follow up. This book project is gaining legs. Have you any suggestions on essayists, themes?
All Best
David