A second letter has been received from Lieut. Gus Hume-Gore (Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders), who is with the King’s African Rifles and the British East Africa Expeditionary Force. 181 more words
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Lieut. Gus Hume-Gore (Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders) was seconded to the King’s African Rifles with the British East Africa Expeditionary Force last December. Whereas many an Old Dragon is complaining of the mud so prevalent on the Western Front, Gus has very different but equally trying conditions with which to contend: 168 more words
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
On May 27, 2017 John Betjeman‘s son Paul left a message on one of my posts announcing his son Timothy’s upcoming art exhibition at Marlborough College in Wiltshire… 516 more words
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