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Apple Pie Beds and Eggy Bread

234 pages6 hours


Many of us look back on our schooldays with loathing, but not Diane Langdon. Her years at Fyfield County Boarding School in
Essex were among the happiest of her life, and in this book she explains why, from the pranks and the (occasional) punishments to the various subjects and the teachers who taught them (good and not so good), the formidable Matron and the fun and comradeship of school life. “I hope some parents who read this understand that it was neither cruel nor thoughtless to ‘pack your child off to boarding school’. It was in fact a privilege and the opportunity of a lifetime... It has given me very happy memories and friendships to treasure all my life.”

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