We promised to keep in touch, it didn’t last long. I got invited to their birthday, but their new mates kept on asking why I didn’t have a pony.
State school kids are taught to function in the world while the privately educated are taught to run it.
Privately educated people have to be willing to own up to their privilege in order to see the inherent inequality of private schooling. That's not something everyone is willing to do.
Today, my friendship with The Triplets revolves around sporadic Facebook likes and an enthusiastic but shallow hello if we bump into each other in town over Christmas.