Delphine’s Schooldays – Chapter 11

The story continues. Read Chapter Ten by Posy Churchgate here I have always thought of Belinda Coningsby-Firth as one of the slower witted girls at the school. She is pretty, that much I have to admit, and I doubt her lack of intelligence will be a barrier to contracting a good marriage. It may well turn out to be an advantage. Very few St. Faith’s … Continue reading Delphine’s Schooldays – Chapter 11

Delphine’s Schooldays – Chapter Three

The next instalment of my collaboration with Posy Churchgate.  The previous chapter is on Posy’s blog here  St. Faith’s School  September 1952 I have never much liked the French. I have bitter memories of 1940 when their collapse left our country to fight on alone against Nazi Germany. I was a young House mistress at St. Faith’s in those days when we had to open … Continue reading Delphine’s Schooldays – Chapter Three

Delphine’s Schooldays – Chapter One

ST. FAITH’S SCHOOL FOR GIRLS – JULY 1959 She walked into my study without bothering to knock, or rather swept in.  It was five years since I had seen her but there was no mistaking Delphine de Lotbiniere. She had blossomed into a woman of elegance and beauty as I always knew she would.  She radiated the confidence of a woman who thought the world … Continue reading Delphine’s Schooldays – Chapter One