E37 Final year of Juniors

It was time to go back to school and we were all a little excited.I still had no love for education because of my experiences but it was going to be different as we were now in our final year of Junior school. There was a tradition at the end of the school year thatContinue reading “E37 Final year of Juniors”

E35 Wrapping Up Third Year

The past two blogs focused on what happened at Colomendy and as there was so much to tell it was difficult to mention anything else which was happening in my life at the time. I think if your still reading this almost 9 months in you can see that a lot was going on andContinue reading “E35 Wrapping Up Third Year”

E34 Colomendy Continued

Like I mentioned in the previous episode I went to bed and knew I had avoided a serious beating from the deputy head, Phil.I went straight to sleep when I got into bed despite the noise and confusion from the dorm room. I think a big part of this was the adrenaline leaving my body.Continue reading “E34 Colomendy Continued”

E33 Colomendy

The coaches pulled off away from the school and everyone was excited to be away from home for the first time.There was a couple of kids crying as they got on the bus and who cried a lot throughout the whole trip. At the time we thought this was hilarious and everyone at the backContinue reading “E33 Colomendy”

E32 Third Year of Juniors

As mentioned in the last blog we were to begin a new school with a permanent teacher.Peter Gribbon took over our class and if you were on the football team you walked on water.Even though I’m a terrible player I remember that our school used to win all of the competitions. There was always aContinue reading “E32 Third Year of Juniors”

E29 Finishing Second Year Strong

We had a few months before the end of the school year but this was only going to continue negatively.Granted we were no longer being taught by a sexual predator but who we got in comparison I think I would have rather have Hannibal Lecter as a teacher. We were all working away in classContinue reading “E29 Finishing Second Year Strong”

E28 A trip to Scotland and a surprise exit

We were set to get a new teacher but before that, the class went home for the Easter break half term. If I remember rightly we got 2 weeks of vacation time and I had received a call from dad.He wanted to take me up to Scotland for a family holiday and to get outContinue reading “E28 A trip to Scotland and a surprise exit”

E26 Second year of Juniors

The summer holidays were over and it was time to go back to school and start the second year of juniors.All was well in my world but I never realised how bad this year is going to get for many reasons. The many reasons were failings from the education system and even back then withoutContinue reading “E26 Second year of Juniors”

E5 Family History

Things at home were currently ok. Money was coming in because my dad had just opened a butcher shop on the corner of Isaac street which was right next to our house. Unfortunately, the oven had broken so dinner time became a nightmare for my mum. She would have to go into the shop andContinue reading “E5 Family History”