|Alison H wrote: |
|It must have been awful for those people who didn't have a best friend/weren't part of a group . |
It was. Totally, utterly bloody - the absolute worst thing about school. The place I was at, the boarding-houses were, in those days, about a mile away from the school proper, and you had to walk (cycle, when a little older) to and from four times a day - each time, with a partner. But, of course, you were not allowed to walk with anybody who wasn't in your year, or your house.... and if you weren't popular, as I wasn't, the problem of finding a partner was immense.