David Naugton Leavy was born in Grappenhall, Cheshire. His parents eloped from Ireland to get married in England in 1942. Their three sons all attended grammar school and David went to Christ’s College, Liverpool, where he met his future wife. Eventually, after spells as a teacher of English, Physical Education and Social Studies at St Aelred’s School in Newton-le-Willows, two spells at Culcheth High School, he emigrated with his wife, Veronica, to New Zealand to teach English. He became principal of St Patrick’s College, Silverstream, Wellington, before a final stint at Canterbury University as Dean of College House. He has two sons: Austin, married to Sarah; and Dominic, married to Ana, all working in or near London, and raising families.
The Herald Angels
Oliver and Toby have a respect for each other, masked by their competitive leanings. They both learn a valuable lesson; Oliver takes an opportunity to help and include Toby, and Toby learns that a friendship offered needs to be accepted to achieve a form of redemption.The real meaning of Christmas i...