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December 6th 1917

Lieut. Locke Kendall (Norfolks & MGC)

The Kendall family have written to inform us that Locke has been killed on active service in Palestine. As might be expected, news takes a little longer to reach us from the more distant theatres of war and the details too are few. 157 more words

November 1st 1917

Lieut. Gustavus Hume-Gore (Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders)

News from German East Africa takes time to reach our shores and only recently have we heard of the death of… 127 more words

October 18th 1917

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

October 11th 1917

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

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


Participating Centres

Following a training day at Bristol Grammar School on 19 June, 2017, the following British schools will be delivering the AFA in Creative Writing from September 2017: 26 more words