It all started somewhat inauspiciously when his A-level grades meant that he did not get into his first choice of university. Thankfully he was accepted by his second choice and he started
In order to maximise his future job prospects, No.1 Son had chosen a course with an extra year in industry and had to start applying for a work placement at the beginning of his 2nd year. Trouble was, Britain's industries were struggling ... our economic downturn meant that companies were offering fewer placements and only the very top students managed to get fixed up. So, along with all but six of his cohort, No.1 Son had to convert his course back to a standard degree.
The rain held off long enough for us to take lots of photos before and after the ceremony. It was wonderful to see No.1 Son with such a lovely bunch of friends from his course, some of whom were house-mates, lab partners, study buddies and one, who is, currently, significantly more :o)
This page was made with my July Counterfeit Kit and utilises a lot of machine stitching ... I love stitching on my pages ... and I'm playing along with Clair's stitchery class here. It's FREE! Why not join me?
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