Heroes and chip wrappers — 2 Comments

  1. Hmm – possessing expertise doesn’t necessarily go with being able to communicate. I had an apparently erudite maths teacher who was rubbish at his paid job – teaching. And later on, lecturers whose enthusiasm converted academic passersby into ardent followers.
    As for Michael Collins – I always liked the photo of Collins in army uniform with a wee boy looking at him as he passes – the caption: I knew him when he had no arse in his trousers. Think it was in Phoenix once upon a time.

  2. I think the problem was probably one of unwillingness to try to communicate effectively rather than an inability.

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