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This is an impression of life on the student fringes of Reading University from 1970, and includes reference to the debauchery and drug taking of that era, and its lack of aspirations. From an insider ...

This is an impression of life on the student fringes of Reading University from 1970, and includes reference to the debauchery and drug taking of that era, and its lack of aspirations. From an insider view.

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  • StarringMike Kussin
  • Co-StarringSteve, Man
  • AndDave aka Dan
  • Introducing Ray
  • FeaturingAlgernon St. John Hurd (Algy)
  • WithJohn who used to be Ken
  • Special Guest Stars Derek and Helen
  • Back to 1970
  • Next Day
  • Some Time Later
  • The Next Day
  • Later...
  • A Few Evenings Later...
  • A TripBack Home Again
  • Ray has boughta tent with his compensation, and there are tea-lights in the boot. They settle down for the night under a pink moon, with the tea- lights burning on the cliff above them
  • Later On...
  • Back in Reading:-
  • Ray rolls a joint and some of theothers come back
  • Some Days Later...
  • On to Reading UniversityStudents’ Union
  • Some Time Later... Was it July or August ?
  • The new academicyear begins at the university in October
  • Later, it’sNovember
  • A move to Tilehurst promises a warm home
  • Ray comesback a fewdays later
  • Some while later...
  • At A Later Date:-
  • Is This TroubleRound The Corner?
  • 1 Barnstaple Street In 1971
  • Sometimes thereare meetings with other occupants
  • And more drugs and laughs
  • A few days pass...
  • October rolls on...
  • They keep warm
  • What happened tothem – where are they now ?
  • Mike went to live with agirlfriend at her parents’ houseon the banks of the Thames at Wargrave and may have got a public school job such as High Court Judge, human rights lawyer or merchant banker
  • Steve graduated in Historybefore getting a job at a girls’ school near Rome
  • Ray spent 17 years in and out of mental hospitals before beingrescued by Margaret Thatcher’s community care
  • Derek pulled himself together and got a job as a bricklayer’s labourer on a building site
  • Rose’s parents made Algy an offer he could not refuse :- a one way ticket to Amsterdam, where he was reported to have died from alcoholism and neglect
  • Dan followed Algy to Amsterdam where he caught the clap from a European chick also named Dan. He was last seen in London with most of his teeth missing, with those remaining blackened.
  • The End