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Chasing Eldorado

I was now self employed and working from a brick built building at the rear of my father’s shop at Colnbrook near Slough in a space about 7 by 5 metres. I was regretting the move away from Phoenix, made … Continue reading

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From Pigeon to Canary

From my first job to my second took only a couple or three¬†weeks. I had signed on for unemployment benefit but that amounted to just over ¬£2 a week – and that was the rate for a grown man in … Continue reading

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