Delphine’s Schooldays – Chapter 18

Read Posy’s previous chapter here The story continues: St. Faith’s School, Surrey June 1953 I was awake early and lay in bed thinking about yesterday;s events. I hardly needed to touch myself, the very thought of the French girl in a brown overalls, Wellington boots and rubber gauntlets, humping the heavy kitchen bins, ending the day with her hair full of vegetable peelings, her face … Continue reading Delphine’s Schooldays – Chapter 18

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