Teaching teenagers dating violence
But for the young JK Rowling, the first day at Tutshill Church of England school in September 1974 was not a success.
She scored only half a mark out of ten in a test that led to her being positioned on the less intellectual side of the class.
By this time she was a happy pupil at St Michael’s Church of England school, five minutes’ walk from the family home. In 1974 her parents purchased an old stone cottage in Tutshill, on the Welsh border, close to the Forest of Dean, which would become a blueprint for Harry Potter’s Forbidden Forest, just as it had inspired the work of another local author, the late Dennis Potter.
The idyllic Church Cottage, which had a flagstone floor and a covered well, was just a goblin’s throw from the local graveyard, and was surrounded by countryside in which the Rowling sisters would enact their adventures.
Bad examples were being set at every level of society from sports stars to TV personalities; professional people to trades people; politicians to public servants. In time we came to express our views on other matters of community interest and concern as well.
Pete Rowling was an 18-year-old soldier when he met Anne Volant, a WREN, also 18, on the train from King’s Cross bound for the headquarters of 45 Commando in Arbroath.
Introductions across the seated compartment led to a long conversation and stolen kisses beneath duffel coats.
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You will be sitting close to people and don’t want to smell offensive.