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by Richard Ruck
Thu Mar 11, 2010 1:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How to post pictures (a guide from "harsha")
Replies: 34
Views: 10859

Re: How to post pictures (a guide from "harsha")

- register at http://www.photobucket.com - click browse and find your picture on your harddrive - click upload - copy the link underneath the photo the link should look like http://www.photobucket.com/name/blah.jpg - paste that into your message, and the image will appear. OK, I've followed this to...
by Richard Ruck
Thu Mar 04, 2010 1:27 pm
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: Mallett's Mallet
Replies: 32971
Views: 713257

Re: Mallett's Mallet

rope
by Richard Ruck
Thu Mar 04, 2010 1:27 pm
Forum: Parents - Past, Present & Future
Topic: Leavers and fees
Replies: 80
Views: 8444

Re: Leavers and fees

I know this forum is unofficial (and long may it remain so), but as this subject will be of extreme concern to Old Blues, parents, prospective parents and, not least, pupils, it might be useful if somebody with the authority to speak for the Foundation / School could come here and post a brief overv...
by Richard Ruck
Mon Mar 01, 2010 10:19 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: FOUNDATION HYMN
Replies: 45
Views: 2598

Re: FOUNDATION HYMN

Is it not likely that on this occasion the band was used specifically because of the recording? A brass section drawn from members of the band was often used in the Chapel on special occasions, so that's probably the case here. As in John's time, we also used to get out and about. I remember playin...
by Richard Ruck
Thu Feb 25, 2010 12:36 pm
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: Mallett's Mallet
Replies: 32971
Views: 713257

Re: Mallett's Mallet

Ida
by Richard Ruck
Tue Feb 23, 2010 11:43 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: SHOES !!!!!!
Replies: 63
Views: 5358

Re: SHOES !!!!!!

If it upsets you that much, why wait to complain? Being realistic, it is completely impossible to police the entire campus, together with bits of the surrounding countryside. I'm sure the authorities do their best to control smoking, but if a teenager wants to slink off for a smoke then he or she wi...
by Richard Ruck
Mon Feb 15, 2010 12:20 pm
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: ITS RUGBY TIME AGAIN
Replies: 23
Views: 1384

Re: ITS RUGBY TIME AGAIN

Well, I sat through all three matches at the weekend. Enjoyed France showing everyone how to play, couldn't believe how Scotland pressed self-destruct against Wales, endured England's clueless antics yesterday, and got very angry at Borthwick's post-match comments. His attempts to put a positive spi...
by Richard Ruck
Sun Feb 14, 2010 11:19 am
Forum: Parents - Past, Present & Future
Topic: Early Lent Half Term
Replies: 127
Views: 10837

Re: Early Lent Half Term

Did anyone see 'Leaving home at 8' on channel 4 last night-filmed at Highfield School, Liphhook? Yes, I saw it. I must admit to having reservations about sending girls to board at such a tender age. It seems Highfield predominately caters for children of the members of the armed forces. ( Presumabl...
by Richard Ruck
Thu Feb 11, 2010 3:18 pm
Forum: Parents - Past, Present & Future
Topic: Early Lent Half Term
Replies: 127
Views: 10837

Re: Early Lent Half Term

huggermugger wrote:If that's a question directed at me, the answer is: I am still considering. And if only it were that easy.
Directed at nobody in particular - just a general comment. And I'm sure it's anything but easy.....
by Richard Ruck
Thu Feb 11, 2010 2:47 pm
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: ITS RUGBY TIME AGAIN
Replies: 23
Views: 1384

Re: ITS RUGBY TIME AGAIN

A couple of changes for England this weekend - Flutey and Cole in. Good news, I think, although it means yet another Kiwi in a white shirt (although he deserves his place). I wonder if the ridiculously-named Kiwi ex-rugby league player Shontayne Hape will feature any time soon. I know players can qu...
by Richard Ruck
Thu Feb 11, 2010 2:37 pm
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: Beauty Pageants: Still Unacceptable?
Replies: 17
Views: 1506

Re: Beauty Pageants: Still Unacceptable?

Fjgrogan wrote:Sadly the habit of the high school prom is beginning to catch on here too, putting parents to enormous expense.
All the local schools here have a prom, including CH, it seems. The West Sussex County Times publishes photos every year. How DO they afford all those dinner suits and ball gowns?
by Richard Ruck
Thu Feb 11, 2010 2:13 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Horsham Speech Day 1974
Replies: 17
Views: 1686

Re: Horsham Speech Day 1974

CHAZ wrote:BTW is the oration read now and no longe ra massive feat of memory.
They probably have a teleprompter......
by Richard Ruck
Thu Feb 11, 2010 2:10 pm
Forum: Stories, Reminiscing & Teacher/Pupil Memories
Topic: So, the underground tunnels...
Replies: 244
Views: 48378

Re: So, the underground tunnels...

All the Tube was blocked with sandbags, during the War, between Houses, and in 1940 Juniors slept down there. The sandbages had not been removed in 1946 when I left. Apropos HE crystals ------ VERY dangerous. I was once (A VERY long time ago) called out into the Sahara to a wartime Italian Airfield...
by Richard Ruck
Thu Feb 11, 2010 2:05 pm
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: Mallett's Mallet
Replies: 32971
Views: 713257

Re: Mallett's Mallet

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by Richard Ruck
Thu Feb 11, 2010 2:03 pm
Forum: Parents - Past, Present & Future
Topic: Early Lent Half Term
Replies: 127
Views: 10837

Re: Early Lent Half Term

I'm wondering how exactly lost time can be made up on Saturdays. Surely the hours are filled with lessons which have already been timetabled? Anyway, reading through this topic, I can understand the various misgivings some staff and parents may have about fully-boarding education but if, after due c...