Reading University

The Faculty of Letters Whiteknights Park in 1966 - main entrance
The Library Whiteknights Park
The Library Reading Room - a light airy place, a pleasure to study in
The Italian Seminar Room
Faculty of Letters Junior Common Room, a favourite haunt after lectures.
Whiteknights Park Faculty of Letters on a quiet summers day when the university only had about 4000 students ......
Newly opened Child’s Hall in Whiteknight’s Park in 1967 - after a year in digs.
Childs Hall - the Quadrangle
Childs Hall Lakeside
St Pats Hall
Wantage Hall
Wessex Hall
Whiteknights Hall
Windsor Hall
Reading Ball Group
1967 “Meth Soc” - a student group attached to the local Methodist Church
In 1967 a few of us made a trip to Yugoslavia with the Union minibus - here a campsite scene in the Black Forest
I joined a folk dancing group which set up a Playford Dance Team in 1967 - costumes all hand and home made!
The Playford Team in The Evening News
My studies take me for a few months to Poitiers in 1967
Poitiers NotreDame
Poitiers La Préfecture
The Poitou region lies just south of the beautiful Loire Valley - Château d'Amboise
Château d'Azay-Le-Rideau
Château de Chambord
Château de Chenonceaux
.... and then in 1968 to Naples .....
Napoli Palazzo Reale
Napoli Capodimonte
Napoli Galleria Umberto
Isola di Capri Belvedere
Isola di Capri I Faraglioni
Napoli Castel Nuovo
Napoli Costa Amalfitana
Napoli Positano
Spacca Napoli
And we get together again in 1974 ......
..... in 2001 ....
.... and in 2004 ......
.... and in 2004 ......

I spent four years at Reading University in the Sixties, studying French and Italian, spending a year out in Poitiers, France, and Naples, Italy.  

Time to develop a love of folk-dancing, languages and a taste for living abroad .........

...... then  and rather later ....