How I went from Boy Scout to punk (to museum piece)

Forty years after it exploded on to the scene, punk is being celebrated for the way it improved society. About time, says former safetypin fanatic Patrick Sawer (right)

Punk London: 40 Years of Subversive Culture, Daily Mirror The Young Ones.

AScout camp in the Channel Islands may seem an unlikely setting for a Damascene conversion, but that’s where I had mine. One minute I was a wogglewearing 12-year-old, collecting knot-tying and map-reading badges, the next I had a chain around my neck...

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