Admissions to Degrees

My trip to Cambridge earlier this week along with talk of other anniversaries made me a bit nostalgic this morning so I dug out the papers I kept about my own graduation.


It turns out I graduated on Saturday 22nd June 1985. You can see my name on the list of graduands at the top left of this montage.

I don’t remember much about the actual ceremony nor the rest of the day, perhaps because I was hungover from the night before..

On the right you see details of the Graduation Dinner held on Friday 21st June. When that ended, a large crowd went to the Pickerel where I remember singing all the verses of the Blaydon Races although I don’t remember why..


2 Responses to “Admissions to Degrees”

  1. Anton Garrett Says:

    I remember it well.

  2. […] was very nervous for that first graduation. The reason was that my parents had divorced some years before and my Mum had re-married. My Dad […]

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