11 September, 2009

Boring All Girls' School

Brought up in single-sex school can be of different experience all together. Amongst girls, we were more carefree, we don’t need to behave and pretend like angel, we are what we are - no faking, original & beautiful. In class, we didn’t mind if anyone of us picking noise collecting gold, popping or squeezing pimples, plucking eyebrows, cleaning ears wax, ventilate feet by removed shoes or resting both feet in the desk drawer, in addition, lifting up pinafore skirt, slipped hand in and adjusted our inner white blouse were common scene.

All girls’ school came with strict discipline rules, short hair, kneel length 'A' shape skirts, short nails, and NO NO for all accessories like hair pins, hair band, earring and fancy spectacles. We all looked pretty much the same, confused teacher by calling us the wrong name, and due to the square and stone look, no guys would give us a second look, and we missed all the romantic relationship, thus making our parents the less worry parents on earth.

Since our exposures to guys were limited, we choose alternative – pen pal. (Readers, those days computer & handphone still in the mid of invention) Those days, the greatest person we look forward was Mr Postman, delivering our pen pals letters, with beautiful & scented writing pad, nice and neat handwriting gain the immediate attention, letters circulated in the class for reading, all girls chip in to draft the reply letters. Being innovative, some of us created fun by using toilet roll for writing letter, and in return we got Hell Bank Notes attached with a nasty letter. Keeping too many pen pals can be costly, we recycle our stamps by spreading thick glue on the surface, and the recipient would easily wash away the stamping ink for reused.

Those girls exposed to disco party, and occasionally fetch by boy friend became the central attention, she was the talk in the school, emerging her ‘grade’ higher than us. We were like ‘katak’ (frog) looking up from the well.

Spending years of school days, looking and seeing the same sex was very boring, and I presume our school should had contributed majority of spinsters’ population in the country.

10 comments:

Tes said...

Hahaha, I can clearly relate to what you’re saying, having come from an all-girl school myself! Blessed sisterhood! Although a part of me envy those girls who can run along with the opposite sex as if she's "one of the boys" That would have been fun too! :)

Pete said...

Ha ha ha, I studied in all boys school, lagi teruk, everyday got fights between students....then when they go to secondary co-eds school, they fight over girls....hmmmmm!
Hah, pen pal, used to have some but I was not good at writing letters...most of them stop writing to me after a while!

smallkucing said...

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mommyscchoo@yahoo.com said...

Tes: if we can mix and become brother of the opposite sex, blissful is the word to describe. Knowing them better and take own sweet time to choose our partner. :)

Pete: Oh yah, fighting for girls, we feel so proud ler. Pen friends nia, no courage to go out for dating. so kia su.

Small Kucing: Warm Welcome to visit me while i m busy swapping the flies here. Do dropby frequently. I like your name smallkucing.

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Anonymous said...

after a year of graduated from high school. i miss my high school life, miss my teachers, miss my schoolmates...and also miss my pinafore that i used to feel bored of it last time. haha -Suki-

Anonymous said...

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