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Off The Wall Essays From Deep Within A Capricious Mind

Archive for February 10th, 2019

Protecting the Innocent

Last week I penned a handful of narratives relating to the two south Gateshead high schools I attended between 1974-1979. Those educational establishments going by the monikers of Breckenbeds Junior High and Heathfield Senior High. Places of learning that provided me with the springboard to a working life that, although unfulfilling in that I didn’t play to my strengths, provided me with the financial wherewithal to provide a relatively comfortable […]

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Birtley Breather

With my wife Karen currently spending time in County Durham caring for her recently widowed dad, I’ll be home alone this week. A time I aim to spend constructively by waxing lyrical, scratching around and nattering over Emu’s fate since Rod Hull’s untimely demise. My wife’s home town Birtley located just south of the Angel of the North, bisected by Durham Road as it leads south to Chester-Le-Street and (would […]

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