Tag Archives: Seventies

North Manchester Grammar School for boys

is the school I attended between 1964 and 1971. This week I received an email out of the blue from an old classmate, with a subject line “Doc Holliday” which initially confused me until I remembered that he was our … Continue reading

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Time Travel to the Nobin

Is it possible to travel back in time? You couldĀ  look at some John Bulmer photographs of the North. Alternatively, you could drive to Barnsley perhaps with its Saturday afternoon shopping centre populated by walking adverts of the results of … Continue reading

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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Why?

One of many good reasons to live in Marple is the Regent, one of the last remaining independentĀ cinemas in the North West. This picture house is a delightful anachronism with comfortable seating, low entry prices, well-behaved clientele and choc ices … Continue reading

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