Peter stayed on after the age of 16 years as he helped with the kids. Eric told me that he lost touch with Peter after he left the home.
Sister Doreen could be rather over-enthusiastic with the physical punishment but I do remember after one particular nasty occasion she came to me and apologised.
I was in Holmwood with my older sister Caroline.
I was caught shoplifting and this was commented on in my records form NCH which I obtained a few years ago. They put it down to my mother dying while I was there - but as far as I can recall I was always at it - especially Jubblies!
I remember a boy called John Yanni who was carted off to the "naughty boys school" because he had a temper on him and smashed up a living room. However he was always a good friend to me - well as good a friend as children can be.