Category Archives: 03 – The New Universe

My entry and absorption into the Air Force 1950 to 1954

First Lessons in Ragging


The call was unfamiliar.   The tone was rude and the volume loud.   Some one was shaking me and shouting ‘Cadet Sen! GET OUT OF YOUR BED YOU Bl*** sleepy Ba***rd!’. I was in slumber-land.    The three rough blankets covering me had just become warm enough to be cosy.    My body was tired while the mind was quite relaxed.   I had had a long day and I was now in deep sleep.   The shaking got suddenly violent.   Some one pulled my blankets off.    A sharp slap of biting coldness brought me out of my slumber.   Read the rest of this entry