"When the war became serious in 1940, my parents decided I should be evacuated to a safer place - Swanage in Dorset. I spent a bit less than a year at a boarding school there. It was a very good Quaker School, but a fearful lot of bullying went on, and the teachers seemed completely unaware of it. They were upright people, and they probably thought children were nicer than they actually are. I didn't get bullied too much - I was more on the bullying side. When a school has a culture of bullying you have to decide whether to be tough or a victim. I chose to be a bit of a bully."
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