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by Ahamty2
Tue Sep 15, 2009 9:46 pm
Forum: The Australian and NZ schools
Topic: Coming to terms with stupidity
Replies: 110
Views: 45440

Re: Coming to terms with stupidity

Especially when you know from where in the Sydney SOP that John Jepsen and Miss Lowenhertz came to be sent to Melbourne by Mavro to start up the Melbourne SOP. I still don't know if it was a decision by LM or Mavro or both. But it was at the time of one of LM's visits to Sydney. Jepsen certainly did...
by Ahamty2
Tue Sep 15, 2009 7:34 pm
Forum: General discussion of SES
Topic: Technological Renaissance
Replies: 12
Views: 3559

Re: Technological Renaissance

Tootsie, I am one of the senior members of SOP in Sydney who gave their all when Kent Street was purchased. When I left in my forties I had to start from scratch. No decent job prospects and no money with a family. All the time and energy that went into the refurbishment of Kent Street. All the swea...
by Ahamty2
Tue Sep 15, 2009 3:57 am
Forum: The Australian and NZ schools
Topic: Coming to terms with stupidity
Replies: 110
Views: 45440

Re: Coming to terms with stupidity

As a person who joined the Sydney SOP at its inception long before the Melbourne school was started and spent three years in the London SES I know something of both schools. I don't think any of us are stupid; naive possibly and most likely. We were stupid to stay for so long in it and put up with t...
by Ahamty2
Fri Sep 11, 2009 3:07 am
Forum: St James and St Vedast
Topic: Boddy & Pincham: what sort of men are you?
Replies: 6
Views: 6480

Re: Boddy & Pincham: what sort of men are you?

I agree with Concerned Mum. We 'down under' tend to get lost in this Forum which is understandable considering the size and wealth of the northern hemisphere organizations. I note that Lucca Leadership Australia presents itself as a squeaky clean group to "show the way" to our youth to be ...

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