I taught them to cook vidya4 - Flipbook - Page 26
‘One day Biff – maybe. Now get on your way. I expect the
head is waiting to see you.’ I hope it’s not for him to be caned.
Steaming apple chutney is piled into jam jars, covered with
waxed paper, topped with cellophane and sealed with an elastic
The labels on the jars are designed for the highest marks.
Alice’s Amazing Apple Chutney 1972.
Paul’s Perfect Pickled Onions.
Maybe some are still maturing in a secret east London
cupboard, waiting for discovery. And maybe, like Lea and Perrins
Worcestershire sauce, they will become a mass produced delicacy
found on future supermarket shelves.
Why do some boys fight?
When they interviewed me for the job of running this department
the first question was ‘Can you keep your classes in order?’
I answered firmly that I’d survived for two years in an ILEA
comprehensive school and I was confident that I’d cope. Now I’ve
got my doubts. There have been some very shouty lessons since