I am sure it is one’s duty as a teacher to try to show boys that no opinions no tastes no emotions are worth much unless they are one’s own. I suffered acutely as a boy from the lack of being shown this.
Very often a change of self is needed more than a change of scene.
One’s mind has a way of making itself up in the background and it suddenly becomes clear what one means to do.
When you get to my age life seems little more than one long march to and from the lavatory.