Monthly Archives: July 2020

Memoirs of an Octogenerian : Outdoor toilets.

From childhood to early adulthood the experience of toilet provision loomed large in my life – or, rather, the lack of it!  I still regard ‘going to the loo’ as something which is something you get over as quickly as possible – and I am amazed at how long younger generations now spend in such […]

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Memoirs of an Octogenarian : In the beginning.

Edmund Beall with Grandson David Addison, c1938 Frank and Constance Addison – David’s parents. The Coronavirus ‘lockdown’ has provided me with time to reflect on where I am and what are my priorities. To put it another way – an opportunity to be selfish!  Apart from time to concentrate on my academic research – reflected […]

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