Posts about school

Saint Tarcisius School, Camberley

Six years before this photo was taken, and after moving up the road from St. Gregory’s junior school in Yorktown, I learned to swim (properly) in the icy outdoor pool in front of the middle building, played with toy cars in the sand and roots of the reddish tree in the middle of the picture, […]

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Long Time

Long Time

Some people with whom I was at school were friends for many years thereafter, and some drifted into the distance as time moved on. (Some more quickly than others, thank goodness.) Thanks to the rise of services like Facebook, some have popped up again many years later and I’m glad to be in touch with […]

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D is for Darkroom

(This is one in a series of essays I’m writing about my life. A specific kind of autobiography, I guess. The rest of these essays are here.) “It was amazing to watch him in the darkroom at an advanced age, still get excited when the results were pleasing. He still struggled like we all do in […]

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St. Gregory’s Primary School, Camberley

When I heard of the great ruckus surrounding the potential demolition of my pre-junior school in Surrey, I decided to return while I was in the U.K. to make sure that I had some photos to remember it by.

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