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Runaway Railway 1966

Children’s Film Foundation Production

A gentleman from England was nice enough to send me a copy of this previously-unknown-to-me movie (Thanks, Bill!).  After a viewing, I knew it should have a home on my blog.  523 more words

Health?

‘This blog is posted on the birthday of a beautiful young woman who was the inspiration for me to begin the journey. She inspired to the extent that I had no choice but to embark. 1,461 more words

Hunslet

Perspective

I need to put things into perspective here. The Austin/Morris Mini was introduced to the amazed British public in August 1959.  In general terms it was considered a technological marvel.   1,865 more words

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Old Habits

I often wonder about life in the rows of terrace houses that housed the workers of Hunslets’ factories. At the time, many if not most would be employed as highly skilled engineers in the myriad of factories. 1,480 more words

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Genesis

I was born in Hunslet. My family, I was the second child born during the second world war, would eventually stretch to six in total. The house in Hunslet was a two roomed terrace. 1,059 more words

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The beginnings.

Many people can explain the moment that was the spark of energy which set them along a certain path. Perhaps there is some specific genealogical trait that forged a track that left no alternative route. 656 more words

Hunslet

Why we’re savouring award success

We wanted to share the news with you that our pioneering job creation foundation has been shortlisted for the Adult Learners Week Awards which celebrates lifelong learning amongst employees. 508 more words

Bayford Foundation