In middle school I was in (Philipa) Pearce, I wanted to be in (Roald) Dahl, still have no idea what (Alan) Garner wrote.
The Owl Service, The Weirdstone Of Brisingamen, The Moon Of Gomrath, Elidor, Red Shift, Boneland, and a couple based around Cheshire without the fantasy elements, Strandloper and Thursbitch.Posted 4 months ago
The Owl Service is a modern interpretation of the old Welsh story of the mythical Welsh woman Blodeuwedd.ourmaninthenorthSubscriber
(Named after the houses of Lancaster and York)
Park Close (girls)
Stone Hill (girls)
(In order: Chaplain, founder, famous pupil, headmaster, “Soapy Sam”, former pupil/master/bursar who lived in the school for 70+ years)
(In order: a listed property, a hill, a saint, a master)Posted 4 months agocrispedwheelMember
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Local rivers* here too in primary school
*one is technically an Estuary and the question about which of houses was not a river occurred in pretty much every school quiz.
I think you probably grew up near me. Humber is an estuary 😉Posted 4 months ago
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