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   Ron Simon


Ron Simon

House: Clive
Year: 1957-1962

I was a Clive House (the best!)
Kenya born and bred, I remained in Kenya until 1970 when I left to go to South Africa looking for greener pastures for my family. I remained in SA until 1980 then moved to Australia where I am at the moment.

I have fond memories of Jake (Flecher) the Headmaster and less fond memories of his successor, Wigmore. I can still recall Jake using a piece of string in place of a belt to hold his pants up.

Being a 'day bug' I suppose I didn't sample the true atmosphere of the inner circles of the School, but looking back on it after the many years that have since passed, it was a wonderful experience culminating in memories that often keep me reminiscing for hours at a time. I recall spending many hours in the metal-workshop (obviously not the academic student!) helping to build and manufacture the PoW School sign which was proudly displayed for many years and was in fact still there when I left Kenya in 1970.

(Registered - 17th May 2003)

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