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Rufus and Bruno (Sarah_G-G)

Chalet-Mad Family Members (Ruth)
Do our families share the madness??

Parenting Classes Chalet Style (MissPrint)
A real life Madge and Joey

Ive found a real life Joey (Steph)
Bringing up lots of babies

Triplets ()
Apparently triplets develop slower....

Perhaps not as bad an EBDism as we thought ()
EBD and air raids

New Mistress - Possible EBDism (Mihiri)

Coming of Age EBDism (Kate)

Earphones ()
Joey's hair as garden snails?....

EBDism Within a Paragraph! (Chelsea)

Another family tree (AuntieBethy)

Saturdays ()
Just what did they do on Saturdays in Switzerland?

Family Tree (AuntieBethy)

Sland Usage ()
Meanings of words

Yet Another Family Tree!! (AuntieBethy)
Atherton/Willoughby Family

Sisters by Marriage? (Joan the Dwarf)
Half-sisters or sisters-by-marriage?

Cellos ()
EBD's obsession with them!

Sweet Cupboard (Miriam)
Did it apply to the prefects?

Relatives - al la chalet ()
Relations with Chalet School names

Vater Bar ()
What does it mean?

Is this where EBD got her inspiration from? ()
A real life CS?

Oberammergau ()
The history of the Passion Play and changes over time.

Scandalous Behaviour!! ()
Matey sitting on beds and lime green

Sneaking V's Reporting ()
Just what is the difference?

Its such an effort being a Chalet Girl ()
A day in the life of a CS girl

Its such an effort being a Chalet Girl ()
A day in the life of a CS girl

Stars In Daylight ()
Can you see them or not?

Forget the Sinclair C5 ()
Jack's Monster....

How much can you fit into a car? ()
Lots if its Vikki's tardis...........

TB Treatment ()
Sleeping in the Snow

A little bit of hypocrisy? ()

Bettany/Maynard/Russells - the third generation ()

How customary were performances of Mrs. Jarley? ()

Random Mary-Lou Bashing ()

Prefects ()

Prefects ()

Hair turning grey overnight ()

Fancy Bread Twists ()
Were they pretzels?

Sides To Middle ()

Olive Oil ()
Re-reading Carola

Cold Baths! ()

Why Was Captain Humphries Going To Russia ()

What Habit Of Yours Would Matey Dislike? ()

Napolean ()

Ku Klux Klan ()
Ku Klux Klan

Ridiculous Punishments ()

Cubicle Curtains ()

Rules ()

Repetition of Names ()

Election Day Thought ()
Did they notice what went on in the real world?

I was a good little chalet girl and I ()
What CS things were you inspired to do as a kid/teen/adult?

Clocks ()
EBD vs. Susan Coolidge

The San in the Welsh Mountains ()

Crying ()

lockers ()

Mornings ()
Were they really so rushed?

The Bubble Bath ()
Jack Lambert

Why Switzerland? ()
Changing Locations

Rolls With Butter And Honey ()

How Do You Eat Yours ()
Displaying, storing, keeping your collection.

Brownie Pockets ()

The Canadian Climate ()

Favourite SSM Member ()
Society for the Suppression of Matron!

Eustacia vs Eustace ()

Whispering vs Talking ()

Summerhill School ()
Comparisons to CS?

Food at the Chalet School ()

Fees ()
How much would it now cost to go to the CS?

Gay's son ()
Who was Gay's son mentioned in Excitements?

Grizel and money ()
A discussion of what money Grizel had access to

How much? ()
How much should CS books cost?

Irma von Rothenfels née Ancozsky ()
Who was she?

Jack Maynard - too authoritarian ()
Was he?

Jo Scott's age ()
A discussion of Jo Scott age at various points

Josette's age ()
A discussion of Josette's age at various points

Most EBD-ismed ()
Which character is most EBD-ismed?

Oberland and some other questions ()
Discussion about Miss Nalder, the cook and St Mildred's

Rivals and the KKK ()
Discussion of the way the KKK are portrayed

Smut at the Chalet School ()
What makes you laugh?

Three go - doctor ()
Who was the doctor?

Trivia Question - twins (Jennifer)
How many twins were there?

Gay's son ()
Who was Gay's son as mentioned in Excitements?

Irma von Rothenfels née Ancozsky ()
Who was she?

Jo Scott's age ()
A discussion of Jo Scott age at various points

Josette's age ()
A discussion of Josette's age at various points

EBD And Medical Knowledge ()

Jean MacKenzie - Who? ()

Book Repair Advice ()

Altitude And Lung Ailments ()

English/French Lines ()
How was the school run in comparison to others

Leila Elstob ()

Language Instruction ()

His Yoke Is Easy ()

Conformity In The Chalet School ()

Prenatal Medicine In The Chalet School World ()

Hygiene at The Chalet School ()

Writers In The CS ()

Weekly Form lists ()

The Gang ()

Suncream in the CS ()

Quality Of The Swiss Books ()

Make-up ()

Parsing ()

Leaving The Bettany Children Behind ()

Jo The Dog-Owner ()

Grizel's Father ()

Editing Of Racist Comments ()

Comparisons between the Chalet School and Other Series ()

Academic Gowns ()

Work And Marriage ()

What Have We Lost? ()

The Role of Doctors ()

Synthetic Maps ()

Needed at Home ()

Matron Vs Nurse ()

Mary Burnett ()

Joey as a Student ()

Growing Up ()

Going up to Oxford ()

Anne Seymour ()

Alixe Von Elsen (Mia)
Character Information

The Name Ellen (Kathy_S)
Why would Ellen be considered a ghastly name?

Driving (Roisin)
Learning to drive

Science in the Switzerland books (Caty)
Science in the Switzerland books

Making enemies ()
discussion

Kathie Ferrars as a NQT ()
Was Kathie treated fairly as an inexperienced teacher?

Are paperback cuts ever a good thing? ()
Whether or not there's a positive side to the cuts

Daisy (working in Switzerland or not) ()

Flowers at Invalides ()
OK to leave them or not?

Jam ()

Lunch ()
Defining "lunch"!

Mary Woodley ()

Parenting styles (La Rochelle) ()

The Bettanys ()
Dick and Mollie's return from India

Why did EBD need them to butt in? ()

Cartref ()
Where did the name come from?

Ku Klux Klan ()

Non CS EBD books ()
Mainly about Chudleigh Hold

Too much information ()
Would a smaller universe have worked better?

Yuletide ()
Link to a story

60s paperback editions ()

Brouhaha ()

Paper games ()

Prizes in Kenya ()

How long to do a read through? ()

Imperial nationalities ()
British or Australian?

Snow goggles ()

Tom's house (dolls' houses) ()

Margot Venables questions ()

Jo and Jack's Wedding (Lizzie)

Jacynth/Richenda Questions (Mary)

Chalet School forms compared with year 7, year 8 etc (Cryst)

Marie and Andreas' Children (Alison H)

Jack's Family Home (Phil)

Post on the Platz and Hilda questions (KathrynW)

Jo and Jack Age Gap (Lizzie)

Bruno's Weight (Elle)

Staff at Glendower House (Rob)

Maynard Family tree-inludes the wards ()

Ozanne family ages ()

Miss Annersley ()

Primula Vennables ()

Staff list for the later war years ()

Amy Stevens post CS ()

Jack Maynard ()

What happened to Thekla? ()

Old Girls Lost in the war ()

Miss Everett ()

Miss Everett ()

Taverton High ()

Boyfriends ()

Gwensi Howell ()

Anna, Rosalie and libel law! ()

The Lucys ()

CS Girls who died during the series ()

The Welsh Branch (Glendower House ()

Joan Baker ()

Gill Culver ()

Die Blumen ()

Clem Barras ()

Spring Carol (Kathy_S)
what makes Good King Wencelas a spring carol?

What did you think of Jo? (Fatima)
What did you think of Jo?

Potted history of Juliet Carrick (Lisa T)
Potted history of Juliet Carrick

Poor Ailie (macyrose)

Why is Merle called Merle in Chudleigh Hold? (Caroline)

Were paperbacks edited differently? (Tamzin)

Did they bring teddies to school? (catherine)

Vic Coles Again (Mia)

Did Joey really know what she was asking for? (Karry)

Fainting (Pado)

Bad Chalet School Policies (jennifer)

Guide to doing a read-through (Róisín)

Comparisons to other authors (Róisín)

What are gamps? (Kathy_S)

Annoying phrases and words (Clare)

Cost of CS books (Dawn)

Miss Annersley's Correspondance (JayB)

All for a different hairstyle (Fiona Mc)

Who is Bracey? (catherine)

What language were the exams in? (Kathryn W)

Chalet School tragedy (Mia)
Tragedies in the books

Favourite words and phrases (Lisa A)
Favourite words and phrases

What does four flusher mean? (Maeve)
What does four flusher mean?

La Rochelle query (Jennie)
Brittany in 1918

Money questions (Roísín)
Re private income etc

Grizel and Margot (Maeve)
Characters who would not do as EBD wanted

Who else is a teacher? (aitchemelle)
Who else is a teacher?

Cornelia (Bee)
Cornelia - mothering

One-term wonders (Bee)
One-term wonders

Marrying doctors (RoseCloke)
Marrying doctors

Adlersnest (catherine)
Adlersnest

Head Girls of the Saints ()

Eigen ()

Verity, Mary-Lou and Len character discussion ()

Joey's Family, would it have grown bigger? ()

Christmas scenes in the books ()

Mollie Maynard's Marriage ()

Lalla Winterton ()

Remarrying ()

Walter Maclaran ()

Eavesdropping (Auntie Bethy)
Discussion about eavesdropping

Recommended reading for Chaletians (Francesn)
Recommended reading for Chaletians

Girls who should've been head girl (Jennifer)
Girls who should've been head girl but weren't

Reg Entwistle - for or against? (Mona)
Debate about Reg Entwistle

Head Girls (Bee)
Who was the best Head Girl?

The problem of evil (Han)
Evil in the CS books

Timetable in the Swiss books (Catherine)
The timetable in the Swiss books

Josette's accident (Rob)
Josette's accident

Perfect Len (Alison H)
Did EBD make Len too perfect?

EBD herself (Jennie)
EBD herself - what can we deduce about her?

Ambition (Roisin)
Ambition at the Chalet School

Double entendres (Mrs Redboots)
Things that could be taken the wrong way ...

Briesau Webcam (Mrs Redboots)
Briesau Webcam

Houses on Guernsey (Rob)
Houses on Guernsey

Out of Doors Ppl (Rob)
Out of Doors Ppl

Succession (Alison H)
who would be next in line in school admin

Elsie Dinsmore (LizB)
Elsie books in the CS

Margot's Devil (Roisin)
Margot's Devil

Guides at the Swiss branch (LizzieC)
Guides

Broken hearts and physical illnesses (Alison H)
Broken hearts and physical illnesses

Crown of Success (NineLivesBurra)
Crown of Success

Mrs Maynard v JM Bettany (Roisin)
Joey and her maiden name

Did EBD dislike the name Catherine? (Sliver)
names that EBD liked/disliked

Language and dialect portrayal (Roisin)
Language and dialects and portrayal of them

Favourite location (Maeve)
Favourite location

Christmas Story Book (Alison H)
Christmas Story Book

Future Head Girls (Bee)
Future head girls?

What happened to Prof Richardson? (Joyce)
What happened to Prof Richardson?

Bettany family before School At (Laura V)
Bettany family before School At

The School's food supply (Jennie)
The School's food supply

Driving (RoseCloke)
driving

Religion Classes (Jane)
religion classes

Male Teachers (Fiona Mc)
male teachers

Dating the series (champagnedrinker)
dating the series

The Bettany's Old Schools (Alison H)
old schools of the Bettanys

lady couriers (Alison H)
lady couriers

Dyslexia (Xanthe)
dyslexia

After ETAF? (Jennie)
bilious bouts

House buying in the CS world (Roisin)
house buying

Unsuitable air? (Roisin)
What was meant by "unsuitable air"?

Forbidden slang (Clare)
Forbidden slang

Vocations (Alex)
Vocations

Vocations (Alex)
Vocations

Brats (Use of the word "brats")
Fleury

Discontinued storylines (Alison H)
Discontinued storylines

If you could ask one question (Catherine)
If you could ask one question

Paperback covers (Kathye)
Paperback covers

Luggage (Caty)
Luggage

Jo and evolutionary theory (Sunglass)
Jo's comments about evolution

Hobbies - Junior Middles (Catherine)
Hobbies for Junior Middles

Child car restraints (Mona)
Car safety

Grizel's career (JayB)
Grizel's career

The word "rugs" (Shander)
The word "rugs"

Blame and guilt (Alison H)
Blame and guilt

Pronouncing names (Fiona Mc)
Pronouncing names

Walk partner etiquette (Joyce)
Walk partner etiquette

Theodora (Mary R)
Rosalie discussing school business with Joey

Drugs, dosing and the highly strung (Sunglass)
Drugs and dosing

Etiquette (Jennifer)
Etiquette

The Lost Staircase/The Little White Horse (Lolly)
The Lost Staircase/The Little White Horse

Victorian family behaviour (Sunglass)
Victorian behaviour in the Chalet School books

Joey and the Quartette (Sunglass)
Joey and the Quartette

Corporal punishment (Sunglass)
Corporal punishment

Chalet School underwear (Sunglass)
Chalet School underwear!

Mlle Lepattre (Catherine)
What was her illness?

Encouraging/coaching girls (Alison H)
Encouraging girls who should have made more effort

Taking advantage of the fine weather (Maeve)
Making up lesson time missed due to outings in fine weather

Going to St Mildred's (Laura V)
Going to St Mildred's

Infectious diseases (Tiffany)
Quarantine and catching infectious diseases

When did the series "jump the shark"? (Roisin)
When did the series go downhill?

CS characters needing psychoanalysis or therapy (Sunglass)
CS characters needing psychoanalysis or therapy

Most annoying EBD-ism (Mrs Redboots)
What was the most annoying EBD-ism?

Characters evolving (Catherine)
Characters evolving

Allowed to work (Jennifer)
Women working

The experienced traveller in the world of the CS (Sunglass)
The experienced traveller in the world of the CS

Playing cards (Sunglass)
Playing cards

Mama or Mum or Mother (Roisin)
Words used for mother

The Experienced Traveller in the World of the CS ()

The Robin (moiser30)
Robin

Playing cards (Sunglass)
Playing cards (on a Sunday)

EBD and North American literature (Alison H)
EBD and North American literature

Should publishers edit books? (Becky - MA student)
Should publishers edit books?

Use of the word cripples (Laura V)
Use of the word "cripples"

Girl or woman? (Sunglass)
Girl or woman?

JT: Carnbach Discussion ()
Discussion about characters who stayed at Carnbach

JT: Airmail letters to Australia discussion ()

JT Frau Mieders discussion ()
What happened to Frau Mieders during the war?

Who went to St Mildred's? ()

JT: Smoking Discussion ()
Discussion about the discovery of effects of smoking and EBD's response to this

Joey the anti-feminist (cruelladevil)
Was Joey an anti-feminist?

What makes the Chalet School series stand out? (Alison H)
What makes the Chalet School series stand out?

Margot (Andi)
Margot Maynard

Sybil and her cousins (Maeve)
Why was Sybil jealous of her cousins?

Guides (Maeve)
Why did some girls choose not to become Guides?

Married to the school (Emma A)
Long-serving teachers

Joey - the best Head Girl the school ever had? (Dreaming Marianne)
Was Joey the best head girl the school ever had?

Books you wish hadn't been written (Lizzie C)
Books you wish hadn't been written

Jack and Grizel (Alison H)
Was Grizel interested in Jack?

EBD's portrayal of English as a second or third language (Francesn)
EBD's portrayal of English as a second or third language

Margot Maynard - bad games prefect? (Sunglass)
Was Margot a bad games prefect?

Praising to the face (MJKB)
Praising people to their faces

Confessing (Catherine)
Confessing in the CS books

EBD and slang (Sunglass)
Use of slang

Attitudes to different nationalities (kaitlin101)
Attitudes towards different nationalities

Transition to adulthood (Nightwing)
Transition to adulthood

EBD's languages (Sunglass)
EBD's languages

Chalet School girls and the Season (ameliajane)
Chalet School girls and the Season

Loose ends (Maeve)
Loose ends

Characters' backgrounds (Alison H)
Characters' backgrounds which we don't know much about

Laundry and regular changing (MJKB)
Hygiene issues

Recruitment of trilingual staff (Cat C)
Recruitment of trilingual staff

Praising to the face (corrected version!) (MJKB)
Praising to the face

Confessing (corrected version!) (Catherine)
Confessing

Emma A (Emma A)

Free time (Emma A)

Anything wrong with bottom? (MJKB)

Informal relations among the staff (MJKB)

Cropping hair during a fever (andydaly)

EBD's mores (Tor)

Looks and character (Sunglass)

School council in Eustacia (Sunglass)

The triplets as mini-Joeys (Cat C)

The real heroines (and heroes) (Alison H)

Best friends (Maeve)
Best friends

Bob and Lydia Maynard (JayB)
Bob and Lydia Maynard

Joey-bashing (Sunglass)
Joey-bashing

Men (Meg14)
EBD's portrayal of men

Early Pregnancy Tests ()

CS politeness - treatment of disability (Sunglass)
Treatment of disability

Coping with disappointment (Alison H)
coping with disappointment

Inter V (andydaly)
Inter V

Joey's alleged helplessness (cestina)
Joey's alleged helplessness

The bigger insult (Len and Daisy) (Jennie)
Joey and Jack's attitude towards Len and Daisy

Diana leaving school (Emma A)
Diana leaving school

Mourning Mademoiselle (MJKB)
Mourning Mademoiselle

Farfetched storylines (Nightwing)
Farfetched storylines

EBD's best evocative writing (cestina)
EBD's best evocative writing

Honour in GO books (Matthew)
Honour in GO books

Discipline for delicate children (Alison H)
Discipline for delicate children

Early pregnancy tests (Lizzie)

Events involving the quartet in Exile (Brie)

Jack during the war ()

Chaperonage (Cosimo's Jackal)
Chaperonage

Separating for prayers (Selena)
Separating for prayers

Matey and Joey's relationship (Cosimo's Jackal)
Matey and Joey's relationship

Margot's devil (Miss Tinsel)
Margot's devil

Adult men, infant women (julieanne1811)
Adult men, infant women

Phrases you learned from EBD (Cestina)
Phrases you learned from EBD

Fragile or not (julieanne1811)
Fragility/delicacy

Emotion - soppiness versus stiff upper lip (Llywela)
Emotion - soppiness versus stiff upper lip

Separating for prayers (correct version) (Selena)
separating for prayers

Hair washing at the Chalet School (cal562301)
Hygiene at the Chalet School

Miss Jo Bettany - maiden aunt (Rob)
How Jo's life could have been different

Whom would you kill off? (julieanne1811)
Whom would you kill off?

Matey (julieanne1811)
Matey

Would the (MBR) boys be jealous? (julieanne1811)
Would the (MBR) boys be jealous?

Matey (julieanne1811)
Matey

Would the (MBR) boys be jealous? (julieanne1811)
Would the (MBR) boys be jealous?

Would the (MBR) boys be jealous? (julieanne1811)
Would the (MBR) boys be jealous?

Would the (MBR) boys be jealous (correct)? (julieanne1811)
Would the (MBR) boys be jealous

Would the (MBR) boys be jealous? (julieanne1811)
Would the (MBR) boys be jealous?

Matey (julieanne1811)
Matey

What if? (julieanne1811)
If different mistresses had married ...

How would Con's life turn out? (julieanne1811)
How would Con's life turn out?

CS admissions procedure (Alison H)
CS admissions procedure

Trained to obedience (Nesomja)
Trained to obedience

Thekla and Betty (Rob)
Thekla and Betty

Racist expressions (Sunglass)
Racist expressions?

How well off is Joey? (MJKB)
How well off is Joey?

How many languages does Joey speak? (Selena)
How many languages does Joey speak?

Giving birth (RubyGates)
Giving birth

Euphemisms (julieanne1811)
Euphemisms

Was EBD living her perfect life in the CS books? (julieanne1811)
Was EBD living her perfect life in the CS books?

Educational standards (julieanne1811)
Educational standards

Vindictiveness (Miss Tinsel)
Vindictiveness

A TV adaptation? (Got Nerd)
A TV adaptation?

Teachers as role models (Alison H)
Teachers as role models

Would Robin have been able to fulfil her vocation? (julieanne1811)
Would Robin have been able to fulfil her vocation

Unhappiness (Catherine)
Unhappiness

Characteristics of the upper and lower classes (julieanne1811)
Characteristics of the upper and lower classes

The triplets and the Maynard inheritance (Cosimo's Jackal)
The triplets and the Maynard inheritance

Does the Chalet School prepare you for future success? (RoseCloke)
Does the Chalet School prepare you for future success?

Tactlessness (Julieanne1811)
Tactlessness

Sexuality and reader interpretation (Nightwing)
Sexuality and reader interpretation

The lot of CS servants (julieanne1811)
The lot of CS servants

Heritability of TB (Tor)
Heritability of TB

Phoebe and Dr Peters (julieanne1811)
Phoebe and Dr Peters

Joey's intelligence (RubyGates)
Joey's intelligence

Outside perceptions of the Chalet School (Alison H)
Outside perceptions of the Chalet School

Nina - a genius? (julieanne1811)
Nina - a genius?

Is Joey a believable mother? (Cosimo's Jackal)
Is Joey a believable mother?

Being English (KB)
Being English

Drabbles - why we write them (jayj)
Drabbles - why we write them

Who are the good parents in CS land? (Alison H)
Who are the good parents in CS land?

The role of TB in the books (Alison H)
The role of TB in the books

Too academic for marriage? (MJKB)
Too academic for marriage?

Jo being intolerant or insular (Beecharmer)
Jo being intolerant or insular

Miss Slater (Rosemary)
Miss Slater

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