Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Thursday 27th November 1969:

Number One: The Archies: Sugar, Sugar.

In the afternoon the school closed, and we all went to David Streader’s house and with 3 prefects we ran our lessons. We had discussions. The press gave us coverage. 

[Understatement: all the national dailies were there, crowded into the room. the experience, and all the manipulation of the Student of 3A stuff, always meant that I was surprised at the naivety I've found concerning the media, particular with my A Level students of Communication Studies, though that's to jump ahead 30 years.]