Track 1: His background in Coventry and Lincolnshire and graduation from Oxford University with a degree in History. As a graduate student at the Courtauld Institute in London, was encouraged to apply for a lectureship in the History of Art at Trinity College Dublin and, following successful interview, was involved in developing courses on medieval art and literature. Track 2: His impressions as a young man of life in Dublin and of the student body in Trinity at the time. Discussion of his pioneering teaching work in the field of medieval architecture and his innovative teaching strategies. Track 3: Discussion of his involvement in planning the new Arts building, which did not gain universal approvalTrack 4: Anecdotes about the Arts building and its problematic roof which had to be rectified. Memories of his first trip to France with students in the 1970s, to study the Romanesque style of architecture. Track 5: Becoming involved in College Administration as Registrar from 2001 to 2004. reflections on the internal politics of the time. Track 6: Memories of his involvement in awarding Honorary Degrees, the recipient of one of which was former president of the USSR, Mikhail Gorbachev.