Monday, 29 January 2018

Ben's Hut at Snowdon - Now

Dave O'Hara has sent in these great photos of the Snowdon Hut ( Ben's Cottage ) as it is now. click the photo to see it full size.

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Andy "Joe " Dolan is alive

Having disappeared from sight in the 1970's, Andy "Joe " Dolan has been in contact to confirm that he is still with us. 

Here he is back in the day....
Clive Bealey Andy Dolan - Front Row- Mike Clarke Paul Cocks Nick Peaty

Friday, 12 January 2018

Another treat from former pupil and master at PGS, David Coy, now resident in NZ - North Wales, 1959

North Wales, 1959
On Tryfan with Peter Betts, William Bourne, David Coy and others

click to see full sized

Tuesday, 9 January 2018

School re-opens on 9th January

Marin Jones writes "School re-opens on 9th January when The Revd Holt will lead us in singing the first part of hymn 333, 'Lord behold us with thy blessing, once again assembled here'. This will be followed by Day 2 Latin when Mr Stachak will be revising the second declension (gender masculine), including the sad tale of Marcus who didn't like the master at his school - " Puer", inquit, "tu laboro numquam" - along with a quick-fire quiz on the demonstrative - hic, haec, hoc; ille, illa, illud.

Saturday, 6 January 2018

Tuesday, 2 January 2018

Fas et Patria

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