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Still The Enemy Within (2014)

The Miners Strike of 1984-1985 changed Britain for the worse. Purely to defeat the organised working class, Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher announced pit closures, being perfectly willing to get rid of an entire industry, judging quite rightly that none of them voted for the Conservatives anyway. 597 more words


Abstract Greens - Maggie Thatcher Milk Snatcher

Maggie Thatcher was a Milk Snatcher
Or so my father said
When I lived in Loanhead
She destroyed the miners
Going to school life was so cruel…

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What's Left Exhibition

The What’s Left? exhibition at Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery was a great success.  Everything came together including the delivery of Cheryll’s painting from the South of France. 76 more words


It’s disconcerting when the news of your childhood becomes the historical movies of your adulthood. Pride did nothing if not confirm for me that I have officially hit middle-age. 506 more words

Movie Review

If you do not have an unbiased media you have a tyranny. The Miner's Strike, the BBC and the Ridley report showing how the Tories planned it all.

The miners’ strike was big and had split the country. Decency had gone out the window and I was detecting a horrible bias in both the Press and the good old BBC. 307 more words


Look Back in Anger: E-reader Edition

Those groovy people at Five Leaves Publications have released my book, Look Back in Anger – The Miners’ Strike in Nottinghamshire – 30 Years On  739 more words

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