John Lipman: Can anyone remember owning one of these?? (see photo)
Barry Hayden: Yeah, full of everything I owned once.
Patty Norman: I still have mine, Globite, with The Monkee's written all over it.
Jennifer Anne Simpson: Ah yes, Globite schoolcase, full of memories…
Judith Hall: All the globite school cases lined up at the school bus stops, remember well.
Raylene Krebs: I still have the one I started kindergarten. I remember the big ones that the high school kids would have to carry on the bus, great for sitting on.
Lorraine Angel: I sure can that was my school bag carried it around at high school for 3 years
Maria Richens Freeman: Probably why I have bulging disc in neck can't believe how far I walked home with one of these everyday in high school, can't imagine kids doing this nowadays
Michael Giuliano: Yes, John Lipman, I looked in my home office this morning and I still have seven attache cases: six leather in various shapes and colours and one in aluminium, full of old camera gear. I also have 400 motivational tapes of the best speakers in the world as well as I recorded every seminar and conference I ever attended and those tapes fill two briefcases. In 1953, I also spent part of one summer's school vacation on work experience in your grandfather (I presume) Norman Lipman's architect office in the big, new house almost opposite The Strand. I loved to draw and architecture seemed to be my destiny. However, after a week or two with Toohey Miller and Laurie Rentoule, who were hillarious and made it all seem fun, I found that the exactness of the drawings and the absolute accuracy of measurements so tedious that I decided architecture was not for me.
John Lipman: Thanks Michael Giuliano, my father (John Snr) who you probably worked with in Pop's office, also became an architect, as did one of my brothers.
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