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20 Jun 2017
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“ Schoolboys always enjoy the visits of past pupils; not only are they relaxed and friendly and sympathetic to conditions under which present pupils labour, but they bring an aura of the freedom ’old-boyhood’ represents , and embody hope for the future.

They do things that are right out of the range of the incumbents. One such was when anonymous persons hoisted Stephens’ son’s tricycle to the head of the flagpole – the Head was reported to have screamed at a bystander (former pupil) to “Get it down, immediately!” which order was complied with by the bloke untying the lanyard, fulfilling the request to the letter!.”

Robin Hume (51-58B)
 

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While Robin was in the UK, he spent a most enjoyable time in the company of old school pals, Campbell Steel (52-56B) and Ian Pascoe (53-58B). It was quite a challenge to catch up on 60 years in an afternoon but they gave it a jolly good go!
 
 

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