Category Archives: leisure

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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Things We Did Then#1

Around 1962 my friend Barry (Barrington Messer) and I bought a twin engined Kart and thought we could get into Kart racing. Not with those engines we couldn’t. It came with twin Clinton chainsaw engines, one red one and one yellow … Continue reading

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