United Kingdom Political & Social Issues
A first hand account of train travel in the late forties and early fifties as experienced by a young working class child. Also memories recalled of the barrow boys and girls that would meet the trains
Find out what the children took with them when they were evacuated see how much the host families got paid for each evacuee that they took in. Watch an evacuee telling his story to his grandson.
This article is a first hand account of working class life back in the 1940s. Ordinary life carried on even in the War years and this article lets you take a peek into what life was like back then.
It is a way of life almost forgotten that is so different from life today. Read this first hand account of what came after washday see how your grandmother use to cope with her chores.
A nostalgic look back to what it was like when we had outside toilets and guzunders aka pee pot or p**s pot. I am glad that I have indoor plumbing and running hot water now .
Tea Your Majesty? Why yes Howard, Thank you so very much. The Queen is the head of England, many people think that she does not do the same bodily functions normal people do. So not True.
This is a break-out of my PPC PCN hub and concentrates on how to appeal a PCN.
The surge of raiders from the northlands began in Roman times. When Charlemagne threatened to Christianise the Danes, King Godred's West Norse allies raided British shores to divert the Franks.
Northmen - pirates or colonisers? Mediaeval clerics saw them as both, as seen in raids on Normandy or England. Did they merit the bad press? They didn't court the Church's favour in the early days.
The British state presents itself as a liberal democracy to its people and the wider world. Here it is explained why the state is more accurately described as a semi-elected dictatorship.
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