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MM Links October 2011 Week 4

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Euphemia | 08:45 Sat 22nd Oct 2011 | Quizzes & Puzzles
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This is Morgan Le Fay back with a fourth offering of link words.

When I reached my teens in the late fifties, it was decided that that my rustic edges needed a bit of polish and that it would be a good idea to remove me from my rather isolated rural setting. Hence, I was packed off to boarding school in the city.
The school counted around sixty boarders from the age of five to eighteen, most from various parts of the UK, others whose parents were working overseas. The boarding house was run by the founder and headmistress, a petite old lady and strict Sabbatarian, along with a matron and her assistant.
The school grounds were not extensive and the boarders were not allowed to leave their confine. Daygirls were bribed to buy sweets, etc.
The regimented - communal lifestyle came as a real culture shock – the worst was the gradual realisation of my loss of freedom.
We were allowed out for the day on a Saturday or Sunday between 11am and 6pm, once before and once after half term. No telephone calls were permitted.
There were no showers and baths were permitted three times a week. Hair washing was only allowed once a fortnight.
Food was adequate but stodgy and it was not permitted to leave any food uneaten on the plate. I am sure I was not alone in learning to swallow food without tasting it, especially fish pie!
During the week, berets had to be worn at all times outside the school grounds. If anyone ever broke this rule, it would as often as not be reported to the headmistress by one of her neighbourhood cronies.
On Sundays the boarders wore two-piece tweed suits with brimmed felt hat with the school colours on the hatband. In the summer it was dresses, blazers and similar brimmed straw hats and always Clark’s brown lace-up shoes for outdoors.
Weekends for the boarders meant two-hour walks in crocodile after lunch when we were frequently mocked by the local lads.


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FULL term
PUBLIC school
weekend BREAK
personal TRAINER
Good morning all,

School GIRL
Personal COLUMN
Morning all

PRIMARY school
weekend BREAK
personal SPACE
Morning all.

Full term
School house
Weekend break
Personal column
Weekend EXEAT
Personal SPACE
LONG term
school SHOES
dirty WEEKEND (sorry, couldn't resist the temptation)
personal SERVICES (think I may have started a theme)
spring term
prep school
dirty weekend
personal assistant

HALF - Term
School - YEAR
Weekend - BREAK
Personal - SHOPPER
Long Term
Church School
Weekend Warrior
Personal identity

FULL - Term
School - REPORT
Weekend - PASS
Personal - STEREO
Weekend BREAK
Personal HYGIENE
Half term
School rules
Weekend break
Personal effects
Short Term
Faith School
Dirty Weekend
Personal Column
Morning all. Schooldays are the best years of your life. Humph.

My offerings:

Term Time
Public School
Long Weekend
Personal Space

Mr Alba's are:
School Term
School Holiday
Weekend Break
Personal Hygiene
Trinity TERM
SCHOOL Mistress
Trinity Term
Sunday school
romantic weekend
personal pronoun
Morning all...I'm glad I didn't go to boarding school!

My attempts are...

Weekend BREAK
half TERM
PERSONAL hygiene
Good Morning

Short Term
Primary School
Long Weekend
Personal Effects

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