Gary Strachan – "Write" Said Fred

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Archive for January 4th, 2019

All Out Comrades!!

Ahead of me lays a weekend in the company of two mates (Bill & Alan) I first met as work colleagues in 1983. Our then employer the recently renamed British Coal (originally the National Coal Board), not long rebranding as a pre-requisite to forthcoming privatisation and industry decimation. The name change a gift from the then government who just couldn’t stop giving when it came to ‘safeguarding’ the nation’s heavy […]

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