Category Archives: Bristol

Taking Crime, Itself A Crime #1975 #bristoluniversity

In 1975 I started a law degree. It wasn’t, academically the wisest choice and I struggled to grasp what I was meant to be learning. It wasn’t my only struggle… When I signed up for a law degree, I really … Continue reading

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Mono Sodium Glutamate And Me : Memories Of University #bristol #1975

In this series I’ve tried faithfully to recall ny first week’s at University and the life changing experiences that I enjoyed. Up to the point I went I’d had one sort of girlfriend but that was more a friend who … Continue reading

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What’s Luck If Not An Incontinent Seagull? #1975 #bristoluniversity #memories

I began my university life in October 1975. It was life changing in many ways and the degree I ended up with set me up on the path to success. But in that first term and year, I learned little … Continue reading

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How To Spend Time And Money On The Important Things In Life. #1975 #universitylife #bristol

My initial focus, naturally was on my new course (just stay with me, okay) and the joys of learning about the English and Welsh legal system. That was a bit of an eye opener, too. Having been brought up to … Continue reading

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Crime And Misdemeanours #university #1975

Back in 1975 I started a law degree at Bristol University. It was a life changing experience for me and many aspects are seared into my memory. Today, I’m starting my courses and while I’ve relied solely on memory for … Continue reading

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Chumming Up And Deceptive Appearances #1975 #bristoluniversity #lawdegree

I began my law degree at Bristol University in October 1975, determined to reinvent myself, meet interesting new people and learn about the law. None of it proved as easy as I’d hoped… Having failed to make an impression with … Continue reading

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Brut And Dodgy TVs #universitylife #bristol #1975

In 1975 I started a law degree at Bristol University . I was in Churchill Hall where I’d already made what turned out to be a lifelong friend but I realised I needed to widen my circle. Early attempts proved … Continue reading

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Breakfast And The Difficulty Of Stalking #1975 #bristoluniversity

I arrived at Bristol University with a spitspot Mary Poppins determination to be supercalifragalisticexpialidocious but things never quite work out as you anticipate. I’m trying to find my feet in my Hall of Residence but the rules and impenetrable protocols … Continue reading

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Finding And Losing #universitylife #1975 #bristol

In 1975 I started my law degree at Bristol University. I was, frankly, feeling like a duck out of water until I encountered David, a fellow law student on my first evening in my hall of residence. Between us we … Continue reading

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Breakfast Queues And Buttocks: University Life 1975 #bristol #university

I started a law degree at Bristol University in October 1975. After my first day arriving at my hall of residence and wondering if I fitted in, day two started with my signing up for my course and meeting my … Continue reading

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