Just six per cent of grandparents fitted into the Quiet Reminiscers
He broke a bone in his knee in two places, but he seems to have recovered pretty well" - Donie Magnier, the owner-breeder of Reminiscer
, after the eight-year-old defied top weight in the two-mile handicap hurdle
The Arthur Moore-trained Theatre Lane, officially rated 102 and an eye-catcher when fourth to Reminiscer
in a handicap at Punchestown in January, is napped for the Cashel Opportunity Maiden Hurdle, in which he'll be ridden by Danny Howard.
While accepting the degree of nostalgia that tends to locate golden ages in the prime of the life of any reminiscer
, it is significant that many commentators located the high point of British platform culture in these middle decades of the century rather than in the later period.
Bitterness Revival assesses the extent to which memories are used to affectively charge recalled episodes in which the reminiscer
perceives themselves as having been unjustly treated.
Some adolescents ran away, in usually ill-starred attempts to alleviate strained resources at home; some (like the sole African-American reminiscer
here, Clarence Lee) were virtually cast out by parents who could no longer support them; a few (like John Fawcett here) came from economically stable families yet simply yearned for "adventure.