1988 Pictures in Chronological order

Cannock Chase Walk
with the SCR
February 7th 1988

with Melanie and Pat Jones

The Senior Common Room Group
with lots of friends and colleagues

February 10th 1988

From the bedroom window

Peterborough Visit
date unknown

Pat's Parents


Paul & Rosalind

Laser Loan to study photoaccoustic spectrum of singlet oxygen; together with Derek Laine

Walk to Tissington and Dovedale
March 1988

Pickering Tor

The Thames Barrier
while visiting Mike & Nicky
March 1988

Greenwich Palace

The Stern of the Cutty Sark

Visiting Pat's Uncle Henry in Wallington

Skiing in Tignes
March 1988

Getting ready for the off

Piles of new snow



The new lift to Bellevarde

Simon and Stephen


Birds Nesting

Aiguille Percee

Pat barbecuing

Enid & Melanie
May 1988

Trailing the kite

The children

Benham with wife & baby; Akbar and wife

Visit to Paris for Singlet Oxygen Meeting
June 1988

Parc St Cloud

Centre Pompidou

Before travelling home

Millers Dale with Melanie

Tideswell Church

Keele Degree Day
June 1988

Waiting for the coach with lots of friends

Glasgow Garden Festival
July 1988

Distorting mirrors


The Clyde

Model of a Stirling Single

The former purpose of the site

Peterborough Visit
July 1988


The boat on Rutland Water

Lunch at Stephen & Jo's

Nicky and Mike


Walk in the rain

Trawsfynydd Nuclear Power Station
July 1988

Visit to Garmisch-Partenkirchen for a job interview

The Kurpark Orchestra

The Alpspitz

St Martin

Dettingen to visit Richard and Monica

with Richard

Lindau for tea

Lud's Church & the Roaches
July 1988

Ludd's Church

Looking west from the Roaches towards the Sutton Common Mast

Blackheath to visit Mike & Nicky
August 1988

Pat's Birthday 1988

With her weddiing dress

With her presents
August 14th

Holiday, August/September1988
Drive to Garmisch-Partenkirchen

B&B in Maximillian Strasse

Rowing on the Eibsee


Lago di Braies
Pragser Wildsee
September 1988

The Hotel Pragser Wildsee

Walk up the Seekofel


The Pragser Wildsee from the summit


The Seekofel Summit (2810 m)
4360' climb from the hotel; 10 hours round trip

Toblach (Dobbiacco)

A "real" rest day!

The Seekofel and the Pragser Wildsee

Remembering thirty years before

Reading Douglas Adams' Holistic Detective Agency


Damming a stream


Rowing on the Wildsee

With Gerda
Start of the Maurerkopf and the Hochalpenkopf


Walking with Gerda

Climbing the Hochalpenkopf and the Maurerkopf (3470'climb; 8 hours)

In the Felbertauern Tunnel

Over the Feldbertauern to Garmisch. Then north via Wurzburg to Goettingen

On to Koeln ...

... and on again to the boat and home

Portraits for visa etc.
September 1988

Jacuzzi and Bubble Bath Nelson Hotel, Norwich

Norwich Cathedral

UEA Sainsbury Centre

Garmisch for a EUROTRAC IEC/SSC meeting and to search for a flat.

The view of the Alpspitz from the proposed flat (Ehrwalder Strasse)

New House at the back

The work corner

The living/dining room
with then occupant

The bedroom

The "" Liebesnest" in the adjacent flat

The bathroom

The kitchen

Home for a bit longer in Berne Aevnue

Cardington on the way to Caer Caradoc with Nathan Rich

with Nathan at the Caractus Cave

Hartington with Melanie and Nathan

Rutland Water; storing the boat

Denis and Kathy's party

Pat sitting by John Woodley



John Sloboda, Melanie and Nick Dixon

Geof O'Connor and his Lady

Denis, Nick and Lizr

Liz Dixon

Mother's Funeral
2nd December 1988

Susan, Michael & Charlotte

Ted, Julia, Frank & Doreen

Michael with his cousin Alan

Alan, Julia and Frank

Ted, Doreen, Susan and Michael

Bill, Pauline, Anne, Charlotte and Tom

with Michael, Paul and Stephen

The grandchildren: Pauline, Michael, Charlotte, Susan, Stephen, Julia (great grandchild), Alan and Tom. Only James is missing.

Doreen with Pat

The Children: Frank, Ted, Anne, Peter

with Anne, Julia and Frank

with Ted and Bill

Vist by Paul & family


Departmental Farewell Dinner for us
12th December 1988

David Morgan

Colin, Melanie, Denis, Pat, Gurnos

Kathy, Andy Fitch, Sheila Morgan, Vaughan Griffiths, Traudi Plesch, Jim Howell, Penny Griffiths, , and Melanie

Eunice Mortimer, Peter Plesch, ?, Richard Catlow

Jim Howell, Pat Jones, Rob Jackson , Melanie

Gurnos accepting our gift of cup for the best research student speaker

Our Farewell Party
17th December 1988
42 guests

All prepared by Pat

Mike & Nicky

The hosts!

Colin Richmond, winning the prize!

David Morgan; Peter Plesch

Dining on the stairs; Margaret Millar and Eunice Mortimer

Enid, Melanie, Carole Holder

Kath and Bert Adams

with Bryan and Margaret Pease

Stephen and Jo

Presentation of the Leslie Gilbert painting from our University colleagues and friends
20th December 1988

The furniture, starting on its way to Germany
22nd December 1988

Lincoln Cathedral
27th December 1988

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