Posted 2 March 2010 in Books by Catriona
Most of the horrors of boarding-school life are fairly well understood: horrible food, snoring roommates, abject bullying, indoctrination into a rigid and aggressively snobbish middle-class ideology . . .
Actually, that last one might just apply to Enid Blyton.
But have you considered these other, less well-known risks to boarding-school life?
Impromptu fiddle performances by sickeningly cherubic classmates:
Risk of shipwreck:
Compulsory victory parades:
And the greatest threat of all:
That’s right: uncontextualised pointing.