NINETY years ago Newcastle University's geography department started life in a First World War Army hut
with an annual budget of PS50.
Spinetti, from Cwm, in Blaenau Gwent, said Lennon caused a stir when at a party where the table groaned under the weight of the caviare he told the governor: "This morning I looked into what I thought was a deserted Army hut
and there were old people and spastic kids in there."
The current building, a wooden army hut
from 1958, still hosts a range of events such as parties and dance classes, but time and the weather have taken their toll.
The building itself - a reinforced army hut
- was used to house injured soldiers during the war.
In the second of his autobiographical volumes, More Than Enough (1975), Frank Sargeson provides the barest outline of the period when Janet Frame, then virtually unknown, occupied an old army hut
in the garden of his ramshackle home in Takapuna, Auckland.
IN 1939 the old Army hut
on Westfield Way, which acted as a place of worship for the Catholic population of Dormanstown, was replaced by St William's Catholic Church.
"The availability of housing was almost non-existent in those days so we lived for a time at Bradley Gunsite in a one-room Army hut
- long since demolished.
During those days on a Sunday afternoon, the band would practise in the bandroom,a former World War I Army hut
in Parade Street on the banks of the River Dee.
Marklew, from Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Notts, had pleaded guilty at an earlier hearing to setting fire to the Army hut
, causing pounds 300 worth of damage.
THE future of a project to restore a WW1 army hut
in Southam looks brighter after a Heritage Lottery Fund donation.
The sudden roar of Army tanks, going home With the sum of pounds 50 which the Army gave I got myself an Army hut
, I was saved.