“One of the wonderful things about Sussex ceremonies are that they’re unpredictable and kind of raucous, and energetic and energising and who wouldn’t want to be a part of that?” Sanjeev Bhaskar OBE
“Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.” Coco Chanel
It was the teenager’s Senior Prom last weekend, or Leavers Ball as it’s now officially known here in Abu Dhabi and that meant a whirl of up-do’s, painted nails, false eyelashes and glitter as everything came together for the big night.
“You are educated. Your certification is in your degree. You may think of it as the ticket to the good life. Let me ask you to think of an alternative. Think of it as your ticket to change the world.” Tom Brokaw
So last week second son graduated from Brunel University exactly a year to the day of the eldest’s graduation last year.
“Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing worth knowing can be taught.” Oscar Wilde