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30th November 2017
Minus 2 and dry when driving in.
Thursday is our easy day..
A big thank you to Rupert Wakley, Sam Twiston-Davies and David Bass who helped James Chamberlain, and me, yesterday.. A day in the country just around Withington raised over 3K for the Injured Jockeys Fund..
SCHOOL - 1950s v 2017 as sent over by David Simkins.
Scenario 1 : Johnny and Mark get into a fight after school.
1950s - Crowd gathers. Mark wins. Johnny and Mark shake hands and end up best friends.
2017 - Police called, and they arrest Johnny and Mark and charge them with assault.
Both expelled even though Johnny started it.
Both children go to anger management programmes for 3 months.
School governors hold meeting to implement bullying prevention programmes.
Scenario 2 :Robbie won't be still in class, disrupts other students.
1950s - Robbie sent to the office and given six of the best by the Principal. Returns to class, sits still and does not disrupt class again.
2017 - Robbie given huge doses of Ritalin. Becomes a zombie. Tested for ADHD result deemed to be positive.
Robbie's parents get fortnightly disability payments and school gets extra funding from government because Robbie has a disability
Scenario 3 :Billy breaks a window in his neighbour's car and his Dad gives him a whipping with his belt.
1950s - Billy is more careful next time, grows up normal, goes to college, and becomes a successful businessman.
2017 - Billy's dad is arrested for child abuse. Billy removed to foster care; joins a gang; ends up in jail.
Scenario 4: Mark gets a headache and takes some Aspirin to school.
1950s - Mark gets glass of water from Principal to take aspirin with, passes exams and becomes a solicitor.
2017 - Police called, car searched for drugs and weapons. Mark expelled from school for drug taking. Ends up as a drop out.
Scenario 5 :Johnny takes apart leftover fireworks from Guy Fawkes night, puts them in a paint tin and blows up a wasp's nest.
1950s - Wasps die
2017- Police and Anti-Terrorism Squad called
Johnny charged with domestic terrorism, investigate parents, siblings removed from home, computers confiscated.
Johnny's Dad goes on a terror watch list and is never allowed to fly in an aeroplane again.