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by Getting There
Wed Aug 29, 2012 10:41 am
Forum: The Australian and NZ schools
Topic: Sydney SOP 70's. A Different Perspective.
Replies: 40
Views: 17224

Re: Sydney SOP 70's. A Different Perspective.

Hello Man On The Street Thank you for your comments. I didn’t know any ‘dishonest’ students in my day at SOP..but thanks for the complement anyway.. Now, what I actually said was : ‘….Was/is SOP a cult, run by despots doing untold harm? Was I a brain-washed puppet, being used for nefarious purposes?...
by Getting There
Sun Aug 05, 2012 12:10 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Tears Roll Down
Replies: 96
Views: 49002

Re: Tears Roll Down

I'm glad you remember my dad. generally people only have nice things to say about him. I guess you know he passed away in 1982, when I was 18. He was two years younger than I am now. I really tried to get to know him in the last few years, but he was literally out every night, and all weekend. The ...
by Getting There
Wed Aug 01, 2012 11:21 pm
Forum: The Australian and NZ schools
Topic: Sydney SOP 70's. A Different Perspective.
Replies: 40
Views: 17224

Re: Sydney SOP 70's. A Different Perspective.

Hello MW,

I tried to send you a PM but got lost in the system and it appears stuck in my out-box & refuses to budge... (I'm not getting there..)

Any suggestions appreciated.

Thanks

GT
by Getting There
Tue Jul 31, 2012 7:36 pm
Forum: The Australian and NZ schools
Topic: Sydney SOP 70's. A Different Perspective.
Replies: 40
Views: 17224

Re: Sydney SOP 70's. A Different Perspective.

Middle Way: Yes, you’re quite correct. Though Mammon was always sitting on my shoulder, giving me a nudge, it was definitely Buddy’s departure that was the catalyst for mine as well. I’d been under self-generated pressure for some time and it would’ve taken a superhuman effort to continue. Was neve...
by Getting There
Mon Jul 30, 2012 3:09 am
Forum: The Australian and NZ schools
Topic: Sydney SOP 70's. A Different Perspective.
Replies: 40
Views: 17224

Sydney SOP 70's. A Different Perspective.

I’m not sure how this will be received as it’s not a totally negative view of the Sydney SOP of the 70’s and early 80’s. Maybe my experience will offer a slightly different perspective - at least of that period. --------------------------------------------- A few days ago I found myself wondering wh...

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