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This week, the conclusion of Chapter Two from my Swiss boarding school memoir, “Internat Adventures”.
Preamble: Sept, 1968. Life at school improved once the initial shock of the “prison-like” conditions wore off and friendships were formed.
[A bit of editing was required to keep it within 8 sentences]
Meal times were the best, because that is when we could mingle and flirt with the boys.
I was immediately attracted to Harant, from Turkey; jet black hair, mesmerizing eyes and a killer smile. He turned out to be a sadistic creep, whose favourite activity was dumping pitchers of hot tea on people’s heads!
Erich was the son of a famous European singer/actress and we became fast friends. He was two years younger than me and like a little brother.
Now that friendships had been established, life at the Internat became fun and interesting. Icing on the cake was the discovery that we were allowed to go into town twice a week and had field trips every weekend. All chaperoned of course, but, that didn’t matter quite as much, anymore.
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