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View from a Tower Block ‘village’ on the edge of London

This photograph is taken from one of three council owned tower blocks built next to Harrow Lodge Park, Hornchurch. The photograph looks westward towards the skyscrapers of Canary Wharf Such a pretty little ‘village’, of just over two hundred flats, … Continue reading

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A Moment of Simple Bliss

Like many young men in 1960 my Dad taught me how to drive in his old Standard 45 car. I was sixteen at the time and in those first few lessons I thought it very complicated. It was the first time … Continue reading

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Old Sailor Fisherman

A grizzled old man Each wrinkle on his aged face Told volumes of his boat excursions Where weather and cold days at sea Shrunk his skin into, scared creases. Waves, at times, higher than his old white hair Crashed thunderous … Continue reading

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The £50 Adventure: Chapter 3

Training was going on apace and the committee were beginning to understand their roles and how to work together as a team. We knew it wouldn’t be long before we were ready to start appointing staff. We looked at where … Continue reading

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