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Tourist with digital camera by Big Ben, London, England
I wish I’d asked Sydney Carter more about some of the songs he wrote. Glass Of Water and Port Mahon have a wistful quality, but Long Time Since I Had A Lesson seems the most poignant of all. All he said of the song was: ‘It’s founded on fact. A girl wrote to her former teacher in the British Council “Never shall I forget you.” Sidney once worked in the British Council.