Stem the problem of bullying within schools the demise of the family meal Often he is amusing sometimes he is outright funny and on occasion he moved me to tears An earnest and whimsical retelling of a youth geared around strong upbringing and educational commitment from the part of the Phinn family and the teachers who helped mould him This is the story of Gervase Phinn and all about his childhoodThis is before he becomes a teacher and a school inspector but it s still in line with his other books which are a must read as there s some great anecdotes and one LinersLooking Forward To Seeing The Man Himself forward to seeing the man himself a few weeks too Gervase Phinn never fails to make me smile and laugh and nod my head knowingly I have read all his books I have loved all his books Teacher School Inspector Public Speaker Autho Gervase tells of a life full of happiness conversation music and books shared with his three siblings mother and father This book is a snapshot of growing up in Yorkshire in the 1950s reminis. Are in his personal ourney of school days and holidays as well as his tentative steps into the adult personal ourney of school days and holidays as well as his tentative steps into the adult ,
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I absolutely loved reading this book So much I could write about it but in brief it made me laugh out loud many many times it was a oy to read especially during the Lockdown It had brilliant insights much I can relate to as read especially during the Lockdown It had brilliant insights much I can relate to as failed 11 person myself where I too had amazing inspiring teachers at relate to as a failed 11 person myself where I too had amazing inspiring teachers at Secondary Modern School I attended plus it was enlightening to learn of a way of life now all but gone in the UK I m pleased Mr Phinn exposed the mean religious and legalistic spirit of the priest Hammond and glad
wrote with such honesty that disappointing time in his mother s life but she was the victor in the end and did I feel pleased when she went up for communion after 13 years of being excluded I loved all the characters he describes and his style of writing I personally found completely engagingOne of the best autobiographies I ve read in a long time was sad when it ended Gervase Phinn is a delightful author and I very much loved his series I will most certainly be buying his chi. Gervase tells of a life full of happiness conversation music and books shared with his three siblings mothe. ,He Wrote With Such Honesty
Ldren s books for my children Having enjoyed his books reading about him on a personal level was lovely I found this book mildly amusing It s one of those books that have some very funny anecdotes and you are able to dip in and out without there being a plot or real storylineI ve read all of the Dales series by Gervase and they are much amusing hilarious at times and some of the stories from that series are replicated hereI ve also seen Gervase live If you ever and some of the stories from that series are replicated hereI ve also seen Gervase live If you ever the chance go and see him He is a better entertainer than writer and he s not bad at the latter i confess i looked at the latter
I Confess I Looked The Cover At This Book Andconfess I looked the cover at this book and wasn t sure it would be a book for me but many people on GR have spoken highly about Gervase Phinn so I overlooked my first impression and I m glad that I didI thought this was a charming memoir of childhood in the Yorkshire Dales Gervase Phinn writes fondly of his parents siblings friends and teachers He is elouent on matters of education the unfairness of the 11 and grammar school sy. R and father This title is a snapshot of growing up in Yorkshire in the 1950s reminisce with Gervase and sh.