Category Archives: North east England

‘Maid in Britain’

Just a note … … to say that I have set up a new blogging site. Its aim is to let me carry on visiting old industries, or interesting people making things, then writing about them, without this turning into … Continue reading

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A cliché walks into a bar …

Whippet-thin, the old man in a flat cap and raincoat treads his wary way across the red, pub-pattern carpet. Beneath the cap, his narrow face is pale, his cheeks cratered with dark hollows. The overall impression is grey, like the … Continue reading

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