Posted by: crisdiaz24 | October 19, 2008

UP-Neil, Up-Sue

49-UP NEIL

1. Where did Neil grow up?

2. When did he drop out of Aberdeen University?

3. Where was he working at 21?

4. What was he doing by the age of 28?

5. Where did he live at 35?

6. What did he think he would be doing in 7 years’ time?

7. Where had he moved by the age of 42?

8. Did he still have a roof over his head at 49?


                  49-UP SUE

                  1. What were Sue and her friends’ aspirations in 1964?

                    2. What does Sue think about getting married at a young age?

                      3. When and why did she get divorced?

                        4. When did she start to have a stable life again?

                              5. Why did she not get married to Glen?

                              6.  What reasons does Sue give for getting married in the first place?

                              7. Why did she not have any children with Glen?

                                8. Who is her new baby?

                                  KEY

                                  49-UP NEIL

                                  1. IN A LIVERPOOL SUBURB.

                                  2. AFTER THE FIRST TERM

                                  3. HE WAS WORKING ON A BUILDING SITE AND LIVING IN SQUAT.

                                  4. HE WAS HOMELESS, WANDERING ALONG THE COAST OF SCOTLAND.

                                  5. IN A COUNCIL ESTATE, ON THE SHETLAND ISLANDS.

                                  6. HE WOULD BE WANDERING HOMELESS AROUND  THE STREETS OF LONDON.

                                  7. LONDON.

                                  8. YES, HE DID.

                                  49-UP SUE

                                  1. THEY WANTED TO MARRY GEOFFREY.

                                  2. YOU MISS THE CRUCUAL STAGE OF BEING YOURSELF, YOU ARE NOT A SINGLE BEING.

                                  3. BY THE TIME SHE WAS 35. nOTHING IN PARTICULAR, BUT SHE KNEW IT WASN’T WORKING. SHE DIDN’T FEEL QUITE RIGHT.

                                  4. AT 42.

                                  5. SHE HAD ALREADY GOT MARRIED AND SHE DIDN’T FEEL THE NEED.

                                  6. SHE WANTED TO HAVE A CHILD.

                                  7. SHE WAS IN HER 40S WHEN SHE MET HIM, AND YOU DON’T HAVE A CHILD AT THE BEIGINNING OF A RELATIONSHIP. THE TIMING WAS OFF.

                                  8. A DOG.

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