Stockton served overseas for three years with the RAAF and during this time completed his degree by correspondence. He has taught at Narrandera and Wauchope High Schools and was Deputy Principal at Cowra and Springwood High Schools. In 1976 he also became the first principal at the new high school at Cambridge Park and saw it grow from an initial enrolment of 246 students to be the third largest secondary school in the Sydney area. In his story he experiences the discomforts and frustrations as well as the funny side of teaching and the adventure of such a career. This book is from a limited printing of only 1000.