The 100%

A poem titled “Running” printed in The Log Spring Term 1930 and attributed to “A Sufferer”: The 100 per cent is a terrible thing; It makes you grow old and it makes you grow thin. It’s part of our sports, authorities say, To run the five miles on a cold winter’s day. The start of…

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The Spithead Review 1953

Re the article “Sixty Years On: The Spithead Review. How well I remember boarding the tender on Gun Wharf Portsmouth under the stern of the naval tug Envoy, writes Peter Tambling (50-53). On arriving alongside HMS Indefatigable, one of the cadets dropped his case into the water. “Go on lad, go down and get it…

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A memorable hymn

“I wonder if anyone else remembers the words and tunes of this hymn or knows anything about it,” writes Arthur J.D. Coxon (41-44). “It was in the Chapel hymn book when I was at the College. I remember it so well but have never come across it anywhere else. I sing it to myself!” Great…

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