It’s graduation season which explains why Dunedin was buzzing on Friday.

At the university several graduands in academic regalia were having photos taken and town was very busy.

One of the professors who spoke at a function for graduands and their parents when our daughter was graduating reminded us that graduation is one of the few times in life when we get public recognition of our achievements and celebrate academic success.

It’s an exciting time for the graduands and their families although those graduating face a lot more uncertainty over job prospects than my generation did.

Apropos of which, I came across this at Story People by Brian Andreas:

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