Man waving goodbye on a swivel chair

Confessions of a Driving School Employee

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By Samuel Whitlock   It’s my last week working at The Big Red L Company. I thought I’d write a feature piece on Tony Simcock, without his permission. Grey hair slick back, spectacles hiding the gleam of amusement in his eyes. He makes a point of driving everywhere and walking nowhere. As a long-time walker […]

Mystery Case Missing

The mysterious case of the missing pupil.

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Pupils often go missing. They forget, they hide, they get the wrong time, but not many disappear in the middle of a lesson. As we were approaching traffic lights on Cheriton Road, Folkestone, my pupil slows down and stops at the Red light (somewhat sharply). I suggest she prepares as they don’t take too long […]