Reviews SOUNDINGS

Now we are quite old

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7420.937-a (Published 16 October 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:937
  1. Colin Douglas, doctor and novelist
  1. Edinburgh

    Of the original 150 of us, about 50–most with partners–gather at a country hotel on a Friday afternoon. The sky is dull, and rain threatens. Little groups form and re-form, on the lawn and in the car park and hotel lobby, and around a pinboard with odd memorabilia: an ancient class list, typed and yellowing; the menu from our graduation dinner; a group photograph of our 20th year reunion. How young we looked then.

    Who's who? It's not always clear, but …

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