Xaverian Prize Night

Xaverian College Prize Night used to take place in the Free Trade Hall, Manchester. I do remember the last one I attended because I took my combat jacket and my brother’s Manchester University scarf with me. Once the event was over, I carefully brushed my hair forward, put on my jacket and scarf which were … Read more

Xaverian College – My School Report 1962

As can be seen from this report in 1962, I was performing quite well being fifth in class out of thirty five. I was nearly fourteen and my academic progress seemed inevitable. Shortly afterwards, however, I discovered girls, blues music and ‘beat clubs’ in Manchester. Adolescence proved to be less than smooth for me and I … Read more