Tag Archives: Bristol University

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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Bristol University: A Doorway To Hope #memoir

In October 1976 I started my law degree at Bristol University. This was the most important phase of my life to date and as such the memories of those early days remain as vivid today as they were then. This … Continue reading

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Tipping Points: Baden-Powell, His Part In My History

Hindsight: you’ve got to love it, haven’t you? You look back on an event, and see the blindingly obvious. It was a watershed moment even if at the time it was the epitome of humdrum. If I listed the biggies: … Continue reading

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L is for Lymington

Lymington is a small port on the Hampshire coast close to the Isle of Wight. It was also the town nearest where I lived in the 1970s as I confronted my teenaged years. So the two As loomed large: Angst … Continue reading

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