Posts Tagged ‘Penrith High School’


No wonder no photos

D’artagnan: wrong venue!

… the Tennis Club hosts Nepean High’s farewell!!

Oh! Confusion.

Memory apologises

(and thanks Ruth, for the elbow in the ribs)



Penrith HS has “farewell” in their hall.

No mistake!

Sadly, I can’t attend (officially)

I’m there


For after-party

With many old friends & new love.

Sciv’s vineyard, Orchard Hills. (Right?)*

Wild night consuming, ingesting

Rolling ‘n’ tumbling around

Life’s beginnings & endings.

Sun rises

Over vines,

Strewn with evidence of good times.

*No, wrong again! Yes Orchard Hills is right but the event was a few streets away at a different property.

Orchard Hills circa 1973 - at the party the vines were leafy and fruity

Orchard Hills circa 1973 – at the party the vines were leafy and fruity

Read Full Post »

School breaks,

Before final exams.

It’s the study vacation!!


The vacation bit is noted.

Last school day

A cloud of flour,
A drench of water,
A crack of eggs.

Invading other schools, like

Penrith Highwhen it was truly selective!!!*

If only I could recall some specifics.

Somebody help!!!

Note & Extra:

* I’m not sure when Penrith High School officially became a selective school (based on entry exam) but well before that – according to the alumni illuminati – it was “truly” selective.

Arguably the most apt school-leavers song ever written had been in the charts only a year earlier – it still spoke directly to us.

Read Full Post »

%d bloggers like this: