Monthly Archives: November 2010

Time to Escape

At the Royal Masonic School. It is now November and half-term has passed. Life takes on a settled gloom with the end of term an impossibly long seven weeks away. The Infirmary Club continues to meet without any successful outcome. … Continue reading

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Half-term

A few weeks in to the first term at the Masonic School and there is a glimmer of light on the horizon: half-term is approaching. Half-term: a weekend when your mother can come and take you out on Saturday morning, … Continue reading

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On the Food of Love and Grunters

I was a “Grunter”. This was official nomenclature at the Masonic Junior School and freely used by music masters for ease of reference as in, “Right! grunters over here. School choir here etc.” The Head of Music was called Clotworthy, … Continue reading

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