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Post-Summer School blues

I love the whole 4 weeks of Marlborough College Summer School. It's as if the circus has come to town.

Interesting lectures, wonderful concerts from Early Renaissance Ensemble plus Ultra in the chapel to The Candy Girls in the Ellis Theatre; the legendary weekly quiz in the marquee; interesting courses (my chosen subject from a huge array in the glossy brochure was The Anatomy of Antiques with fabulous Antique Roadshow expert and ultimate collector of Charles Wade proportions, Marc Allum) NOT forgetting the ubiquitous coffee and doughnuts in Court. 190 more words


February 23rd 1917

Capt. Nevile West (Royal Berkshire Regiment)

Another Old Dragon has joined our Roll of Honour. Nevile West has been killed. He had already had one lucky excape. 238 more words

A British-Somali Student Wins A Full Scholarship To Study At Marlborough College

A girl whose mother fled war-torn Somalia in the 1980s has won a scholarship to the leading private school that Kate Middleton and Samantha Cameron attended. 783 more words


Case Study: Migrating School Infrastructure To The Azure Cloud

For schools that are considering a “move to the cloud” with their server infrastructure, here is an interesting case study from PCMedia and Marlborough Bo… 198 more words


December 9th 1916

By a strange coincidence, on the same day Lieut. Jack Gamlen (OBLI) wrote to us of meeting Capt. Leslie Grundy (late of York & Lancaster Reg., now with 90th Machine Gun Corps), Leslie also wrote to us of an incident that had occurred the previous evening, when he was sitting in a small cellar of a largely demolished house. 586 more words

December 5th 1916

Lieut. Jack Gamlen (OBLI) was last in touch back in October, to tell us the story of his regiment’s involvement in the Somme¬†battle in August. 458 more words