me as no longer belonging there, but it was yet too early
for me to feel part of our new neighbourhood - leaving me
in a kind of limbo as far as 'district identity' goes. Luckily, I
didn't feel too displaced, as our new residence sat atop a hill
just as our old one had done, so the general impression of
the topography was similar in some ways, which doubt-
less helped me adjust to the new locale.
can be to shut others out of a group at the drop of a
hat and consider them 'outsiders'. Luckily, I've never
had a 'gang' mentality, so it didn't much bother me that
I was no longer regarded as one of 'the lads'. Still,
like I said - I've never quite forgotten.