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Long Time Served By Ian Miller
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The story of a watch awarded in 1972 for 25 years service in PVC - not literally you must understand, as that would be rather uncomfortable. The story takes in WW2 heroism, Margaret Thatcher,... More > Humorous Ditties, Compulsive Selling, Gin and, of course, the Garden Shed.< Less
Buoyant on the Blackstuff: (Me, Marathons, Maggie and Merseyside) (1982-1992) By Tony Peacock
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‘An involvement in running marathons is unhealthy; physically, mentally, socially and too many other alleys to go into.” Set mainly in and around Merseyside between 1982 and 1992, this is... More > the story of one man’s journey from disillusioned footballer to deluded runner. In turbulent and often tragic times locally, nationally and globally, this book takes a serious look at contemporary events while simultaneously providing a light-hearted view of an obsession with putting one foot in front of the other, as quickly as possible, without falling over. The Beatles , Nelson Mandela, Michael Jackson, Maggie Thatcher, to name but a few, join us on a whistle-stop magical cultural tour of the 80s, sometimes reaching speeds of ten miles an hour. In many ways this is also a love story; a love of people, places and plodding along on the Blackstuff.< Less
Mr Nationwide By Michael Barratt
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The memoirs of Michael Barratt, journalist, TV commentator and host of Nationwide from 1969-1977.
The Shed Chronicles (Furndurnigles) By Dave Martin
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Remember the 1980s? They are making a comeback: a Royal wedding, grinding poverty, a government hell bent on cutting everyone to the bone, high unemployment, Tripoli being bombed, nuclear plants... More > exploding, rioting in the streets, domestic violence, strikes, conflict in the Middle East, a Papal visit, dogs attacking innocent people indiscriminately, alcohol abuse, trouble in Egypt, murders and a lot of protest songs... even Wayne wants big hair now. This book describes the inception of The Shed, Britain's best band yet somehow described by BBC Radio at the time as "Britain's worst band". The Shed is a punk-yard band with interchangeable members, each of whom have great talent but not necessarily in the field of music.< Less
The Shed Chronicles (Furndurnigles) By Dave Martin
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Remember the 1980s? They are making a comeback: a Royal wedding, grinding poverty, a government hell bent on cutting everyone to the bone, high unemployment, Tripoli being bombed, nuclear plants... More > exploding, rioting in the streets, domestic violence, strikes, conflict in the Middle East, a Papal visit, dogs attacking innocent people indiscriminately, alcohol abuse, trouble in Egypt, murders and a lot of protest songs... even Wayne wants big hair now. This book describes the inception of The Shed, Britain's best band yet somehow described by BBC Radio at the time as "Britain's worst band". The Shed is a punk-yard band with interchangeable members, each of whom have great talent but not necessarily in the field of music.< Less
Digging Up The Pitmen By John Swain
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This is a family saga, over five generations, set against the social history of the South Yorkshire pit communities in the twentieth century: disasters, strikes and galas. It is the story of the... More > North family: their relationships, births, deaths, family break-ups and get-togethers. Nigel North, at fifty-five, leads a secluded life in Newcastle after his wife’s death. He has every expectation that it will stay that way until, in 1992, he receives a copy of the Last Will and Testament of his Uncle Albert, a South Yorkshire pitman who he has never met. He has been left a large sum of money. His ten cousins, of whom he has never heard, have each been left a much smaller sum. Nigel cannot conceive how his uncle knows of his existence, why he should bequeath him so much money and why his father severed himself from his family. The answers lie back in the pitmen’s strike and, then, the inter-war years.< Less
Wales Of Dreams And Poverty By Pamela A.C. James-Blackwood
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A book of selected works from Pamela James-Blackwood. A women from South Wales, who shares with us her goals, her dreams, her life and her true opinions on the country where she lives.
The Innocent Woods By Herbie Thompson
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In Thatcher's Britain in the 1980's when greed as opposed to need was the prevailing feature. It sets out to amuse, surprise, mildly shock and above all entertain. The Novel is driven conventionally... More > by plot, character and situation, but it is also a deep examination and development of the central character Don Prime, a would be trade union official, who discovers that his best friend David Carter has been murdered. The trail that follows leads straight to the top of the corporate ladder and subsequently puts people very close to him in extreme danger< Less
The Innocent Woods By Herbie Thompson
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In Thatcher's Britain in the 1980's when greed as opposed to need was the prevailing feature. It sets out to amuse, surprise, mildly shock and above all entertain. The Novel is driven conventionally... More > by plot, character and situation, but it is also a deep examination and development of the central character Don Prime, a would be trade union official, who discovers that his best friend David Carter has been murdered. The trail that follows leads straight to the top of the corporate ladder and subsequently puts people very close to him in extreme danger< Less
Three Seasons: Three Stories of England in the Eighties By Mike Robbins
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In a South Coast port, a middle-aged trawlerman has one last throw of the dice. In the Thames Valley, property is booming. And the meek won’t inherit the earth. In a Warwickshire vicarage,... More > the Master of an Oxford college must try to unite past and present. Three Seasons is about the Thatcher era in Britain, but it is not about politics. These three stories of England in the 1980s are portraits of a country and its people on the verge of change.< Less

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