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This book is a greatly entertaining read. The essays may not be perfect, there may be a wee bit repetition, but there's a lot of love inside. The book starts with beautiful descriptions of a Union and University no longer here, and the lives of upper class women in Glasgow before the turn of the century. It speaks, even then, of volunteers giving their all to the Union "often to the detriment of their degrees," and I've lost count of the students I've seen that happen to. If pressed, I might even admit it happened to me.
It's quite astonishing how the pictures of the Union in the 60s look exactly the same as now. The pictures of all the Board Members with their changing styles of… Read more