February 2002

50 YEARS AGO – A GLANCE OVER THE SHOULDER By Anthony Simpson I will begin with a brief autobiographical note to fix my time scale. On the basis of my Higher School Certificate results in 1946 I was offered and I accepted a place at Liverpool University School of Naval Architecture. Shortly before beginning the […]

January 2002

A MILLENNIUM BEGUN Prompted by a reference on Radio 4 to the kind of year we have just survived, I jotted down some headlines from the news we have heard in this, the first year of a new century and millennium. There have been some bright moments of course, mainly personal: we welcomed a new […]