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by sydneykatieking
Thu Jan 31, 2013 10:25 pm
Forum: The Australian and NZ schools
Topic: Sydney SOP 70's. A Different Perspective.
Replies: 40
Views: 17441

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

Regarding Buddy and Carol Fox from New York: my husband and I socialized with Buddy and Carol in their Elizabeth Bay unit in their early days in the Sydney SOP. There were very few Americans in SOP so there was that extra appeal. I thought we were friends, but then Mickey discovered they had money a...
by sydneykatieking
Thu Feb 03, 2011 11:16 pm
Forum: The Australian and NZ schools
Topic: Sydney School for Self Knowledge
Replies: 317
Views: 66936

Re: Sydney School for Self Knowledge

Icehouse, The School for Self Knowledge in Sydney and Canberra was started by Michael and Nina Mavro after they both were expelled from the School of Philosophy in Sydney which is part of the SES in London. Mavro left with a number of ex SOP'ers who were loyal to them rather than the SES. In 1987, ...
by sydneykatieking
Sun Jan 02, 2011 6:34 pm
Forum: The Australian and NZ schools
Topic: Michael Mavro Sydney SOP
Replies: 38
Views: 17984

Re: Michael Mavro Sydney SOP

Thats interesting! Was in the Sydney School for 14 years and did not know Mr M's real name! Although since then have found out that it is not unusual for the leaders of spiritual organisations to take nom de plumes. Fred Smith does not sound spiritual. Sorry, but I can't let this pass. Sydney SOP w...
by sydneykatieking
Sun Jan 02, 2011 12:38 am
Forum: The Australian and NZ schools
Topic: Michael Mavro Sydney SOP
Replies: 38
Views: 17984

Re: Michael Mavro Sydney SOP

Mavro was not his real last name, it was something longer. It was his fascist name, probably not the name his parents gave him. I hope someone can provide information of this most-welcomed death of a tyrant.
by sydneykatieking
Sun Jan 02, 2011 12:33 am
Forum: St James and St Vedast
Topic: PRISON TIME FOR ST JAMES INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS STAFF?
Replies: 4
Views: 6349

Re: PRISON TIME FOR ST JAMES INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS STAFF?

I was involved with Sydney SOP from 1969-1980 where the children of members had to be in SOP school all day Saturday and so-called Sunday School. I did not witness this, but got it from other mothers and the children that children had bars of soap forced into their mouths if they said bad things, li...
by sydneykatieking
Sat Jan 01, 2011 5:52 am
Forum: The Australian and NZ schools
Topic: Michael Mavro Sydney SOP
Replies: 38
Views: 17984

Michael Mavro Sydney SOP

Hello, let this be my last internet offering for 2010, being as I am on the eastern side of the International Date Line. It's also my very first posting on this Forum, so I'm learning the ropes on how this forum is managed. My question is this: I have just heard on my personal grapevine that Michael...

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