Tag Archives: Percy

It’s conference time again!

Yes, that’s right, members will have noticed the usual conference handbook in with their December issue of CA News and bookings for our 2013 conference in reading are open now!  To find out more about the conference (where there’ll also … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

We’d like to wish all our members, Twitter followers, Facebook likers and blog readers a merry Christmas and a happy New Year.  The office will be closing on 21 December and we’ll be back on 7 January, when bookings will … Continue reading

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A long way for a little bear!

Percy has been out and about again… In October 2012, Percy Bear walked along Hadrian’s Wall, from Bowness on Solway to Wallsend. Percy fortifies himself for the day ahead with breakfast at Four Wynds, Nigel Jarvis’ very well-situated B&B at … Continue reading

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Why Percy?

By now, you’ve all met Percy, the chirpy (and adventurous) CA teddy bear. But why is he called Percy? Surely a Classical name would be more appropriate? Why not Archimedes? Caesar? Cleopatra? Sophocles? Ursula? Percy doesn’t sound all that Classical, … Continue reading

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Percy visits Cambridge University Press

Percy recently went to visit behind the scenes at Cambridge University Press.  As you might suspect, there were quite a few books… Some groovy machinery… And some serious-looking people… After such a fun day, Percy was exhausted.  He spent the … Continue reading

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Sport and Competition

Those of you who were at our conference in Exeter earlier this month may remember a rather engaging plenary given by Percy Bear Prof. Chris Carey entitled “What Makes a Winner?” with a distinctive Olympic theme. If you missed it, … Continue reading

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