Tag Archives: 1970s

D is for Disability

I’m grateful to Charles Coventry  (1962-66, 1977-8), a sufferer of Cerebral Palsy, for sending me his memoir of the particular difficulties he faced in the 1960s and 70s and of why  St. Andrews was a special place for him.  Despite his previous ‘grudge … Continue reading

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P is for … posh frocks

Let’s face it, going to balls was all about the dressing up. But I had forgotten until I was reading a novel  by Catherine Czerkawska , set partly in the seventies, that my very first ball dress was, like the heroine’s, … Continue reading

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